Death row inmate Manuel Valle was set to be executed Wednesday at the Florida State Prison near Starke. Valle was convicted in the early 1980s of murdering a Coral Gables police officer in 1978. University of Florida Law professor Bob Dekle spoke with Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Paula Cunniffe about the appeals process in capital punishment cases like this.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/dekleQandAfinalPC.mp3]
The Alachua County Commission voted 4-1 Tuesday to donate the controversial Confederate statue in downtown Gainesville to the United Daughters of the Confederacy.