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Death Row Inmates Sue Florida Over 'Cruel And Unusual Punishment'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

MIAMI, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Seven Florida death row inmates on Tuesday sued the state, saying a new three-step lethal injection procedure could inflic...

Value of Social Science Research Often Measured by What You Don't See

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 07.29.2013 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

It is doubtful that social science researchers will ever see the types of commercial applications and profits of the innovations from space research or simulation technology. But that does not mean we do not have value.

Cop Carjacker Had Felony Record

AP | SCOTT SONNER | Posted 01.30.2013 | Crime

RENO, Nev. -- A 22-year-old carjacker who stole a Nevada state trooper's cruiser then fatally shot himself in the chest with the patrolman's shotgun w...

Florida Sued Again!

Posted 08.16.2012 | Miami

The US Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against the Florida Department of Corrections Tuesday for not providing inmates with a kosher meal option...

Casey Anthony Says Her Computer Has Been Hacked, Video Downloaded

AP | Posted 03.11.2012 | Crime

ORLANDO, Fla. — Casey Anthony says in her probation report that her computer was recently hacked. The report released by the Florida Department...

Casey Anthony's Not Interested In Self-Help: Probation Officer

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 12.04.2011 | Crime

By MIKE SCHNEIDER, The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Casey Anthony told her probation officer this week that she is unemployed and hasn't...

Calif. Prisons Use Indefinite Solitary Confinement To Thwart Gang Violence | Jack Dolan | Posted 11.06.2011 | Impact

U.S. prisons typically reserve solitary confinement for inmates who commit serious offenses behind bars. In California, however, suspected gang member...