DeSantis wants death penalty speeded up in light of Parkland shooting life verdict

Florida’s execution chamber. Credit: Wikimedia

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Gov. Ron DeSantis, “stung” by the jury vote against executing Parkland school gunman Nikolas Cruz,  wants to grease the wheels of Florida’s criminal justice system to prevent prosecutions like this from  taking so long — four years, in this case.

The governor also voiced support for the Broward County State’s Attorney’s Office move to delve into a report that at least one of the 12-member jury felt intimidated by a fellow juror. The panel voted, 9-3, Thursday to send Cruz to prison for the rest of his life rather than

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