Monday, October 23, 2017

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During a press conference in Bonita Springs on Friday, Governor Rick Scott praised a Florida Supreme Court ruling in his favor related to an ongoing battle with State Attorney Aramis Ayala. In its 5-2 ruling on Thursday, the court found ...
In this March 7, 2017 file photo. Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes his the state of the state address to the joint session of the legislature in Tallahassee. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)

BY BRENDAN FARRINGTON TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Rick Scott violated the state constitution by taking 24 murder cases out of the hands of a Florida state attorney who refuses to seek the death penalty, the prosecutor’s lawyer told ...
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Lawyers for Central Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala fired back Monday against Governor Rick Scott for shifting 23 death-penalty cases to another prosecutor, describing his actions as “baldly political.” The brief, filed in the Florida Supreme Court, was part of ...
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BY | DARA KAM Intensifying an already emotionally and racially charged debate, the Republican-dominated state House intends to file a friend-of-the-court brief backing Gov. Rick Scott’s ouster of a Central Florida state attorney from nearly two dozen death-penalty cases. “The ...
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BY | DARA KAM Central Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala is suing Gov. Rick Scott in federal and state courts over her removal from nearly two dozen death-penalty cases, including the high-profile case of accused cop-killer Markeith Loyd. Ayala filed ...
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BY | RYAN RAY Supporters of Central Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala rallied Thursday outside the Capitol, hoping to persuade state leaders to stop “bullying” her, as one supporter put it. More than 100 people rode buses to Tallahassee from ...
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Having filed a motion to stay the Markeith Loyd case pending a decision regarding the legality of the governor’s executive order,  Orange-Osceola State Attorney, Aramis Ayala, appeared before the court on Tuesday to present her position. “The governor’s order is unlawful, that it ...
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Having appointed the Public Defender’s Office to serve as secondary counsel, Chief Judge Frederick J. Lauten was informed, by the PD’s Office, that conflicts exist in the Markeith Demangzlo Loyd case. These conflicts require their removal as standby counsel. Discussions ...
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State Attorney, Aramis Ayala, announced that she will not seek the death penalty for any cases handled by her office. Included within her jurisdiction Orange and Osceola Counties, one of which is currently prosecuting the dual homicides allegedly committed by ...
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