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Execution Time Not Convenient for Bondi

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This year, the Florida Legislature passed the Timely Justice Act to cut short the legal dawdling that allows death row inmates to postpone their execution — sometimes for more than 25 years. Among the first "victims" of the act was to be Marshall Gore, set to be executed in September for two 1988 murders. However, his date was once again postponed — because Florida's tough-on-crime attorney general had scheduled a re-election campaign fundraiser that conflicted with her presence at the execution. (Gore will instead die in January.)

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