Case of the Month: the Zeigler wrongful conviction

Case of the Month Dec 2014: William Thomas Zeigler

Case of the Month: the Zeigler wrongful conviction has been part of my life since 1993 when I started working for Amnesty International in Switzerland. I am appalled that the injustice endures. In December 1975, a quadruple murder took place in the Zeigler Furniture Store in Wintergarden, Florida. The victims were Charles Mays, Virginia and Perry […]

Zeigler’s case on ID TV July 11

Eunice and Tommy Zeigler on their wedding day

Zeigler’s case on ID TV July 11 from 10-11pm. Scroll down in the TV schedule to July 11 and then you will see the program A Question Of Innocence. “On July 16, 1976, William Thomas Zeigler is sentenced to death for four heinous murders he claims he didn’t commit. In 2012, over 36 years later, […]

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari denied for Zeigler

Lady Justice

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari denied for Zeigler on May 19, 2014. The only notation is that “Chief Justice [Roberts] took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.”  Dennis H. Tracey, III and John Houston Pope filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the United States Supreme Court. In […]

Petition for Cert filed for Zeigler

US Supreme Court

Petition for Cert filed for Zeigler with the United States Supreme Court by the New York defense team! The State of Florida has to respond this month. Dennis H. Tracey, III and John Houston Pope have filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the United States Supreme Court. In plain English: the New York defense team […]

Is Clemency next for Zeigler?

Lady Justice: Petition for a Writ of Certiorari denied for Zeigler on May 19, 2014.

Is Clemency next for Zeigler? That is a question I received after readers saw on my blog that the last appeal based on new evidence was denied by the Florida Supreme Court. Most people however asked: what is clemency and what will be considered during such a procedure? For an extensive overview of the clemency […]

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