Hurst case Inmate, Retired Chief Justice Agree On What To Do About Hurst By Nick Evans • May 15, 2016 Florida’s highest court is weighing a decision that will likely impact all 390 men and women on the state’s death row. Two men in very different places are hoping to see the same thing happen. Death Penalty Back On The Books In Florida By Wilson Sayre • Mar 8, 2016 Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a new pathway to sentence someone to death Monday. These changes came nearly two months after the U.S. Supreme Court took issue with Florida’s old system for handing down the sentence in the Hurst v. Florida case.