August 13, 2019
WCTV: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis asks high court to rule on felon voting

Clemency attorney Reggie Garcia is quick to point out the implementing law allows felons to ask a judge and state attorney: “To either waive these financial obligations completely, or convert them to community service,” said Garcia. Read the full story on WCTV.

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August 11, 2019
Banned behind bars: 20,000 books can't be read by Florida inmates; the list may surprise you

How to Leave Prison Early” is not welcome in Florida prisons. The Department of Corrections has declared the how-to book on work release, parole and clemency off limits for the 96,000 inmates in state custody.  “It makes no sense. All it does is explain Florida law to help inmates and families understand their options and […]

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July 19, 2019
WCTV: 5th Anniversary of FSU Professor Dan Markel's murder

"I think it'll be riveting testimony when we learn the facts firsthand,” neighbor and colleague Reggie Garcia said of the upcoming trial, “but in a way I think the community ... the anguish will come back again." Those who knew Dan Markel are still shaking their heads in disbelief at the loss of the father […]

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September 17, 2018
Florida Politics: Reggie Garcia: Amendment 4 will save taxpayers money, give felons a second chance

Reggie wrote "Amendment 4 Will Save Taxpayers Moneys, Give Felons a Second Chance" for Florida Politics.

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April 9, 2018
The Rotunda with Trimmel Gomes Podcast: Episode 144

THE ROTUNDA - U.S. Senator Bill Nelson said he’s ready to run “like there is no tomorrow” against Gov. Rick Scott who is making his candidacy official today.  Tallahassee-based clemency lawyer Reggie Garcia explains the battle over the restoration of voting rights for ex-felons. Listen to the podcast.

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September 27, 2017
The Miami Herald: No early release for deaf Tampa inmate convicted of 1981 murder

Attorney Reginald Garcia and retired paralegal Pat Bliss talk with reporters on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 after a parole hearing in Tallahassee for Felix Garcia, a Tampa man who is deaf and is serving a life sentence for a 1981 murder that Garcia and Bliss argue he did not commit. The Commission on Offender Review […]

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September 25, 2017
Sun Sentinel: It's past time for justice for Felix Garcia | Opinion Florida Justice: The Case of Felix Garcia

Garcia last was up for parole in November 2014, when the commission turned him down but agreed to reconsider his case in another three years.  Behind him are Pat Bliss, a retired paralegal who has been working to secure Felix’s freedom for years; Reggie Garcia (no relation), a clemency expert who’s been representing Garcia for […]

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September 22, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat: Opinion: For deaf inmate Felix Garcia, justice could come next week Reggie Garcia, My View

After 36 years incarcerated for a murder he so clearly did not commit, this Wednesday a deaf, innocent man will get another chance for parole. It’s time for a terrible injustice to finally be corrected. Read more.

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September 1, 2017
SaintPetersBlog: Is this the year Felix Garcia goes free?

A deaf man from Tampa who claims innocence for his role in a 1981 murder will be back up for parole Tuesday. Felix Garcia, who turns 56 next month, is serving a life sentence in the death of Joseph Tramontana Jr.  His case will again go before the Florida Commission on Offender Review, which will […]

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