State attorney sues FL Guv over death penalty row, files writ to the FL Sup Crt.

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Story at Courthouse News Service

 A prominent state attorney has sued Florida Gov. Rick Scott after he took her off all death penalty cases in her district.

Aramis Ayala, whose office covers Orlando and surrounding Orange and Osceola counties, filed a motion for injunctive relief against Scott in U.S. District Court in Orlando, hoping to reverse the governor’s decision to reassign her murder cases after she refused to seek the death penalty.


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