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Scott wins death penalty dispute with Soros-backed state attorney

“Rick Scott’s office in response to Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala’s decision to create a panel to review death penalty cases” writes Matt Dixon for politico.com. Scott has signed executive orders transferring 29 cases from Ayala and given them to Ocala-based State Attorney Brad King, a death penalty supporter.Rick Scott in ruling that he has constitutional authority to strip death penalty-eligible cases from a central Florida state attorney who refuses to seek that punishment.”I absolutely disagreed with State Attorney Ayala’s shortsighted decision to not fight for justice.”. Along with being one of the state attorneys candidates financially backed by Soros, a death penalty opponent, she received the backing of purely political groups.
 
Source: politico.com



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