Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Audacity Of Aramis Ayala

Florida State prosecutor Aramis Ayala may have made Florida history last weekwhen she declared publicly and emphatically that she would not, under any circumstances, seek the death penalty. here
Within hours of the announcement Rick Scott called on Ayala, to recuse herself from the cases. When she refused, he appointed a special prosecutor to take over — an action critics said was an overreach of executive power.

119 judges, prosecutors and law professors sign letter questioning Scott's removal of Ayala from death penalty case. here

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