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George Zimmerman verdict: The jury speaks

July 20, 2017 - Orlando Sentinel
The Orlando Sentinel spoke with Orlando criminal lawyer Richard Hornsby about Oxygen's TV special “The Jury Speaks: George Zimmerman.”

Attorney: Florida lobbyist plagiarized when arguing prosecutor couldn’t stop seeking death

May 5, 2017 - Jacksonville Times Union
The Jacksonville Times Union spoke with Orlando criminal lawyer Richard Hornsby about the unattributed use of his blog post in a brief filed with the Florida Supreme Court in support of Governor Scott's authority to reassign State Attorney Aramis Ayala in death penalty cases.

'You the Jury' showcases two Florida Lawyers

April 6, 2017 - Orlando Sentinel
The Orlando Sentinel spoke with Orlando criminal lawyer Richard Hornsby about FOX's new show featuring two well known lawyers from Florida.

Woman arrested in execution-style slaying of teen in local park

April 3, 2017 - WESH 2 News
WESH 2 News spoke with Orlando criminal lawyer Richard Hornsby about Governor Scott's decision to remove State Attorney Aramis Ayala from 21 more death penalty cases.

Woman arrested in execution-style slaying of teen in local park

March 30, 2017 - WESH 2 News
WESH 2 News spoke with Orlando criminal lawyer Richard Hornsby about the arrest of a woman for Third Degree Murder in connection with the execution style slaying of a local Orlando teen.

Gov. Scott takes Markeith Loyd case away from state attorney

March 16, 2017 - WESH 2 News
WESH 2 News spoke with Orlando criminal lawyer Richard Hornsby about the legality of Governor Rick Scott's decision to remove State Attorney Aramis Ayala from the prosecution of accused cop killer Markeith Loyd.

Prosecutors drop rape charges against former Kissimmee cop

March 9, 2017 - Orlando Sentinel
The Orlando Sentinel spoke with Orlando criminal lawyer Richard Hornsby about the State Attorney's decision to dismiss rape charges against his client, a former Kissimmee police officer.

Charges dropped against former Kissimmee officer accused of sexual misconduct

March 9, 2017 - WFTV 9 News
WFTV 9 News spoke with Orlando criminal lawyer Richard Hornsby about the State Attorney's decision to dismiss rape charges against his client, a former Kissimmee police officer.

Teacher no longer facing criminal charges in Seminole County

February 14, 2017 - WESH 2 News
WESH 2 News spoke with Orlando criminal lawyer Richard Hornsby about the Seminole County State Attorney's decision not to file child abuse charges against a teacher accused of placing a student in a headlock.

Murder suspect Markeith Loyd's ex-girlfriend out of jail on bail

February 7, 2017 - WESH 2 News
WESH 2 News spoke with Orlando criminal lawyer Richard Hornsby about recent developments in the cases of suspected accomplices to Markeith Loyd.

Fingerprint analyst may have mishandled hundreds of cases

February 3, 2017 - WESH 2 News
WESH 2 News spoke with Orlando criminal lawyer Richard Hornsby about what impact a discredited fingerprint examiner will have on prosecutions in the Central Florida area.

Markeith Loyd Refuses to Leave Jail Cell

January 27, 2017 - WESH 2 News
WESH 2 News spoke with Orlando criminal lawyer Richard Hornsby about the series of new charges filed against Markeith Loyd, who is accused of killing his pregnant fiance and an Orlando Police Officer.

Prosecutors begin to build case against Markeith Loyd

January 18, 2017 - WESH 2 News
WESH 2 News spoke with Orlando criminal lawyer Richard Hornsby about what we can expect in the prosecution of Markeith Loyd, who is accused of killing his pregnant fiance and an Orlando Police Officer.

With Florida’s death penalty in limbo, Sanford judge starts death penalty trial

January 3, 2017 - Orlando Sentinel
The Orlando Sentinel spoke with Orlando criminal lawyer Richard Hornsby about the problems created by a judge's decision to move forward with a death penalty trial after the Florida Supreme Court declared Florida's death penalty scheme unconstitutional.

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