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After Death-Penalty Ruling, Legal Experts Wait On Florida’s Next Move
By wuft.org- Alexia Fernandez
Published: 01/15/2016

After the Supreme Court’s ruling on Tuesday that says Florida’s death-penalty laws is unconstitutional, legal experts are left with more questions than answers as to what happens next with the state’s 390 inmates on death row, including the two men sentenced to die within the next two months.

“Sometimes it feels like we’re dealing in philosophy than actual law,” said Teresa Reid, master legal skills lecturer at the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law.

Following the court’s decision, the attorney for one of the two, Michael Ray Lambrix, asked the Florida Supreme Court for an appeal. Lambrix’s execution is set for Feb. 11.

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