FL Court Stops Death Penalty Cases, Withdraws Ruling

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Possibly showing its hand on the future of capital punishment in Florida, the state Supreme Court voted 5-2 vote yesterday forbid the state from imposing the death penalty in pending prosecutions, only to withdraw the order hours later as "prematurely issued," reports the Associated Press. The unusual move was made necessary by an "internal error," said court spokesman Craig Waters. It . . .

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