Television and Radio

February 14, 2019
WJHG: Florida House considers Amendment Four implementation

Reggie Garcia interviewed with WJHG to discuss the implementation for Amendment 4. Clemency Attorney Reggie Garcia says a more urgent issue is defining what constitutes a completed sentence. “I think where the ambiguity comes is whether there's unpaid restitution or court costs," said Garcia.

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April 5, 2018
FL Leaders Appeal Order to Change Felon Voting-Rights Systems

Attorney General Pam Bondi filed an appeal Wednesday with a federal judge who ruled Florida's current system for restoring voting rights to people after their release from prison is unconstitutional.  But Bondi's team of lawyers argues that Walker's request that they come up with a new system by Apr. 26 is unreasonable. Tallahassee-based clemency lawyer […]

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October 17, 2017
The Morning Show: How To Leave Prison Early

Reggie Garcia, Clemency Lawyer and author, joins Preston Scott to discuss his book "How to Leave Prison Early".  Move to time 69:45 in the 10/17/2017 interview to listen. This interview includes a discussion on recidivism. Listen to the show.

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September 27, 2017
WFSU: Potential Early Parole Date Stays Same For Deaf Inmate Serving Life For Murder

Wednesday was the latest parole hearing for a deaf man currently serving a life sentence for a 1981 murder he says he did not commit. The parole board agreed to keep his presumptive parole release date the same. Read more.

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September 1, 2017
Fox 13: Florida Justice: The Case of Felix Garcia

Felix Garcia says he was wrongly convicted at a trial he couldn't even hear. He's a deaf man from Tampa who has spent most of his life in prison-- even though he had a seven-hour alibi, and his brother later confessed to framing him for murder. The state of Florida will decide whether to grant […]

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August 18, 2017
88.5 WMNF: State Attorney calls Florida’s ex-felon rights process a “poll tax”

Rep. Sean Shaw, D-Tampa, was among the speakers at an event, hosted by the Tampa Tiger Bay Club and the League of Women Voters of Hillsborough County, about restoration of voting rights. Other speakers are expected to include Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren; Tallahassee clemency attorney Reggie Garcia; ...  Read more.

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August 8, 2017
Bay News 9: Ben & Jerry's backs Florida felon voting rights restoration

A sustained media campaign could change enough hearts and votes to propel the amendment to victory, according to some clemency reform advocates.  "There's Republicans, Democrats, independents who believe in second chances," said Reggie Garcia, a clemency attorney whose 2015 book, 'Second Chances,' helps felons navigate the rights restoration process.  Read more.

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August 2, 2017
WCTV/WEAR/WJHG: Florida activists try to restore voting rights for non-violent felons

A proposed constitutional amendment to automatically restore the voting rights of non-violent felons is getting a boost.  The Florida Supreme Court has already approved the felons rights' amendment for the 2018 ballot. It must now gather more than 700,000 signatures to move forward.  Read more.

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July 14, 2017
WFSU: Capital Report: 07-14-2017

One of Florida’s most experienced clemency case attorneys, Reggie Garcia, discussing his 2nd book, "Second Chances", describes the current system and its massive case backlog at the same time, as Tom Flanigan reports, a proposed constitutional amendment would grant automatic clemency to many non-violent felons.  Read more and listen to the report.

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