In this March 16, 2017, file photo, Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala, during a news conference on the steps of the Orange County Courthouse, announces that her office will no longer pursue the death penalty as a sentence in any case brought before the 9th Judicial Circuit. The state Supreme Court ruled Thursday Gov. Rick Scott had the proper authority to remove her from the case.
In this March 16, 2017, file photo, Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala, during a news conference on the steps of the Orange County Courthouse, announces that her office will no longer pursue the death penalty as a sentence in any case brought before the 9th Judicial Circuit. The state Supreme Court ruled Thursday Gov. Rick Scott had the proper authority to remove her from the case. Joe Burbank AP
In this March 16, 2017, file photo, Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala, during a news conference on the steps of the Orange County Courthouse, announces that her office will no longer pursue the death penalty as a sentence in any case brought before the 9th Judicial Circuit. The state Supreme Court ruled Thursday Gov. Rick Scott had the proper authority to remove her from the case. Joe Burbank AP

Florida Supreme Court backs Gov. Scott in Orlando death-penalty dispute

August 31, 2017 12:28 PM