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State Senator Perry Thurston and FDP Chair Manny Diaz Blast Florida Supreme Court Decision Upholding Maximum Penalty for Man Who Maintained His Innocence During Sentencing

     Recently, by a five-two vote, the Florida Supreme Court upheld Leon County Circuit Court Judge Robert Wheeler’s decision to sentence Alvin Davis to a 15-year prison sentence in a firearms case, the maximum allowed under Florida law. Davis was arrested in 2006 in Tallahassee after police found a gun in a car in which he was a passenger. […]