INDEX OF AMOS KING`s DOCUMENTS AND FILES

FACTS OF THE CASE
 
 

Amos own story

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Handwritten page 1 - 10

Handwritten page 11 - 20

Handwritten page 21 - 30

Handwritten page 31 - 45

Handwritten page 46 - 50

Handwritten page 51 - 66

Handwritten page 67 - 90

Handwritten page 91 - 107

Handwritten page 108 - 128
 
 

Amos` factsheet - handwritten

Information from Amos on his case - handwritten
 
 

LATEST FINDINGS

Civil Lawsuit United State District Court - Middle District of Florida - Tampa Division

Affidavit from Reverend James Warren

EXTRA - Amos King - Guilty or Innocent ?

10 News mediacoverage - look LIVE

Medical Report by MD Glenn Larkin

McDonough Employment Index

Joan Wood hiding from press and courts to avoid testifying.

Latest data on Joan Wood. Review of baby`s death frees father

Former Medical Examiner resurfaces

Ex-medical examiner Joan Wood "unable" to testify

Joan Wood and the case of David Long

Police Log Pick Kwik - Amos was at Pick Kwik 3.16 

Letter to the Judicial Qualifications Commission November 12, 2002

Filing to the Judicial Qualifications Commisssion against Judge Susan Schaeffer        Nov 12, 2002

Filing in the Pinellas case Derrick Smith

Transcripts from the hearings in Pinellas case Derrick Smith

Wiggins case should stay Florida Executions

Latest mediacoverage on Amos King

New warrant from Jeb Bush - html  -  PDF
 
 

McDonough and polygraph test corruption in Pasco

FDLE report on McDonough corruption with polygraph-testing at Pasco Sheriffs Office

Meeting held May 30, 1991 - State Attorney James Russell and Bernie McCabe

The Complaint to FDLE about "alter or destroy personnel records" dated April 16.1991

Summary - 62 of 178 files contain altered or backdated documents.

Report James O`Keefe 

Report Jim Francis

Report Jan Gillum

Report John Fairbanks

Report Robert DeAntonio

Report Paul Skaggs

Report Hans Dara

Report Dan McDonough

Report Nancy Grantham

Report Marlene Burski

Polygraph Examination by McDonough - example

Examples of documents - Attachement 1

The Polygraph Maschine used.
 
 

LEGAL FILES
 
 

The trial
 
 

Medical Examiner Joan Wood

Joan Wood deposition: June 27, 1977 (1-23 pages)

The Deposition of Joan Wood pages 1 - 11

The Deposition of Joan Wood pages 12 - 23

Walter Morris Case pages 1-9

News about Joan Wood

Investigation report

Joan Wood: October 30, 1985 deposition (1-13 pages)

2 Toxicology Request Forms (from the Office of the ME)

Joan Wood deposition: May 26, 2000 (?) exerpt of Jury Trial Cross Examination (1-79 pages)

Joan Wood: exerpt of Jury Trial of May 26, 2000 ( pages 1-5 - pages 1-19 - pages 113-138)
 
 

The prosecutor starwitness James Dennis "Dan" McDonough

The Deposition of James Dennis McDonough: June 10, 1977 (pages 1-33)

The Deposition of James "Dan" McDonough pages 1 - 15

The Deposition of James "Dan" McDonough pages 16 - 23

Direct Testimony of James D. McDonough: (pages 1350-1412)

Cross Examination of James D. McDonough: (pages 1413-1421)

Page 1411 McDonough testifying to the clothes he was wearing during the attack and introducing them into evidence.
 
 

Motions

2 page "Motion to Withdraw" by Robert Jagger, Public Defender
 
 

Transcripts/testimonies

Page 1411 McDonough testifying to the clothes he was wearing during the attack 

and introducing them into evidence.

Direct Testimony of James D. McDonough: (pages 1350-1412)

Cross Examination of James D. McDonough: (pages 1413-1421)

Alma Tarpley pages 1518-1525

Alma Tarpley pages 1621-1623

Doris DuBrian direct testimony and cross examination pages 1651-1661

Robert E. Neill (FBI Special Agent) Testimony pages 1624-1644

Robert E. Neill (FBI Special Agent) Testimony pages 1638-1644

John Owens Direct Examination -  pages 1695-1699

Closing Comments to Jury Rhondolini - pages 1953-1956

Frier (from FBI) direct testimony (pages 1645-1649)

Carlos Hudson: pages 1435-1447

Brommelsick (Latent Fingerprint Examiner): pages 1675-1694

Donald Roberts Testimony & Cross: pages 1448-1458

Robert Hawkins Testimony & Cross: pages 1465-1474

Charles Shockley Testimony & Cross: pages 1475-1498

Manuel Pondakos Testimony & Court Discussion: pages 1701-1714

Peter Bragdon Direct Examination: pages 1716-1730

Amos King Direct Examination: pages 1731-1737

Sgt. Gordon Cutting Direct & Cross: pages 1738-1745

Detective Peter Bragdon Direct: pages 1747-1762

Lynn Robbins Direct: pages 1325-1335

Sidebar discussion about cameras in the courtroom, etc: pages 1589-1593

Closing Statement by defense : pages 1884-1885

Closing Statement by prosecution : pages 1925-1928

(In Chambers Proceedings) Discussion by Cole to renew motion to withdraw: pages 2075 & 2076

Court proceedings discussing Cole being able to give Amos King a fair trial: pages 2149-2152

Pages 1483 & 1484--juror requests to move her seat further from Amos

Page 1346 directing jury not to hold conversation or form opinions of case during the trial.
 
 
 
 

DEPOSITIONS & STATEMENTS 

Joan Wood deposition: June 27, 1977 (1-23 pages)

The Deposition of Joan Wood pages 1 - 11

The Deposition of Joan Wood pages 12 - 23

Doris DuBrian Deposition ( June 27, 1977 ) pages 511- 520

The Deposition of Gordon Cutting ( June 27,1977 )  pages 505 - 510

James C. Frier Deposition ( July 7,1977 ) pages 640 - 645

C. Stephen Rogers Deposition ( July 7, 1977 ) pages 1 - 12    -  646 - 657

Oliver Clair Wallace Deposition ( June 27, 1977 ) pages 560 - 565

Robert E. Neill Deposition ( no date ) pages 1 - 12  -  660 - 669

The Deposition of James Dennis McDonough: June 10, 1977 (pages 1-33)

The Deposition of James "Dan" McDonough pages 1 - 15

The Deposition of James "Dan" McDonough pages 16 - 23

Manuel Pondakis Deposition ( June 27, 1977 ) pages 537-559

Donald James Roberts Deposition (March 23, 1977)

Robert M. Hawkins Deposition (May 23, 1977) pages 64-81

Kilpatrick Deposition (May 23, 1977) pages 93-97

Charles W. Shockley typed statement (March 18, 1977)

Robert M. Hawkins typed statement (March 18, 1977)

Lynn A. Robbins typed statement (March 18, 1977)

Carlos Hudson typed statement (March 18, 1977)
 
 

Investigative & Supplementary Reports and Affidavits

Arson Investigation Report (2 pages) Dated April 22, 1977

Det. Evans supplementary report about crime scene. (numbered page 4)

Patrick Doherty Affidavit pages 85 - 101

FBI report

Letter to FDLE

Pondakos report April 1977

Pondakos report May 1977

Addendum Pondakos

The Road Prison Escape Log -  3 pages long

One Page "Daily Log" for Friday, March 18, 1997 (log showing Amos escape, etc.)

Investigation report: Alma Tarpley (Brady friend) 1 page report --witness-- 

Robbins (van driver) log of times in and out

FBI Letter about items in evidence (4 pages long) dated May 24, 1977

FBI letter about latent fingerprints on knife not being a match to Amos dated April 5, 1977

Wm "Bill" Roberts, Sheriff letter to FBI dated March 23, 1977, listing items of evidence--6 pages

Supplementary Report dated Friday, March 18, 1977 (pages 1-3) about the crime scene & Amos turning himself in.

Supplementary Report beginning, " On this date at approximately 10:00." (1 page) Bragdon & Evans testimony

Investigation report: Dariush Iranspour (Nellie Kelly Manager) 1 page report--witness--

Investigation report: Doris DuBrian (Real Estate Office) 1 page report --witness--

Investigative Report dated May 6, 1977---Witness John Owens (knives) 3 pages # 2-4

Supplementary Report about interviewing McDonough at the Tarpon Springs General Hospital where McDonough states Amos looked "high" (2 pages)

Supplementary Report numbered page #9--also about interviewing McDonough

Supplementary Report numbered page 13 & 14 about Amos turning in the clothes he wore when he turned himself in, and also about taking these clothes and other evidence to the FBI in DC

Supplementary Report beginning, "At the above indicated date." (2 pages long) Brady home crime scene
 
 

Witnesses and Subpoena Lists

Witnesslist

"Witness List" (page 810) list of many names--firefighters, etc.

Tarpley and Henderson (pages numbered 51 & 52)

2 subpoenas for Owens (page 174 & 396)

2 subpoenas for Ellen Brown, 1243 Palmetto St. (page 990 & 1036)

DuBrian, Tarpley, & Henderson (page 173)

Reciprocal Witness list (page 599) lists many of the same names as above

Reciprocal Witness Liss (numerous names---firefighters, police, etc)

Medical Examiner Joan Wood
 
 

Crime Scene Data and Photos

1 photo of Amos` flowered shirt and yellow shorts (worn during the scuffle  with McDonough)

Amos Green Pants used at Nellies

3 photos of Amos' green work pants and green Nellie Kelly work shirt folded and unfolded

Jeans from Brown to Amos

The shirt from Brown to Amos

9 photos of Officer McDonough's blue jacket showing blood splatters - 1 - - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6

1 photo showing Blue jeans worn when Amos turned himself in

1 photo of Blue knit shirt worn when Amos turned himself in

11 photos of knitting needles--2 of these are of packaging - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10

5 photos of knives:

-2 of paring knife - 1 - 2

-1 of steak knife

-2 of filet knife - 1 -

Copy of photo showing broken knitting needles and a bottle of blood taken from the work release center.
 
 

LETTERS:

2 page letter from John Andrews to Chief Justice Ben Overton (FSC) (about cameras) January 17, 1978.

2 page letter from Robert Stiff, (Editor of Evening Independent) to Chief Justice Patterson about cameras in the courtroom

2 page letter from Ron Stuart (Clearwater Sun) July 8, 1977 about cameras in the courtroom

1 page letter to Mayor Buckley from Michael Moore July 27, 2000

1 page letter to Amos King from Jeb Bush (Judy Belcher) June 27, 2001

Letter from Steven Goldstein
 
 

Resentencing

3 page "Motion for the Continuance of a Full Fla.3.850 Evidentiary Hearing" filed November 10, 1981

Deposition of Joan Wood

King v. Strickland, 714 F.2d 1481 (11th Cir. 09/02/1983) Opinion
 
 

Federal Court

Federal habeas petition

Case dismissed in 11 Circuit

No. 98-2928. United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. Opinion Nov. 30, 1999

"United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit" Volume 13, #8: December 10, 1999
 
 

Postconviction

Apprendi and Ring issues

Florida and Ring
 
 

Amos King and Ring

October 2002

Florida Supreme Court Opinion October 24, 2002 -  html

Florida Supreme Court Opinion October 24, 2002  - PDF
 
 

August 2002

The transcript from oral arguments in Florida Supreme Court August 2002

Look at oral arguments in Florida Supreme Court August 2002

Listen to oral arguments in Florida Supreme Court August 2002

Order from Florida Supreme Court August 20, 2002 - granted to appear Pro Hac Vice

Motion for Counsel to Appear Pro Hac Vice

Notice of Supplemental Authority - Idaho Issue

Amended Motion from the Florida Public Defender Association

Amended Brief of Amici Curiae from Governor Jeb Bush and Florida Prosecutions Attorney`s Association

Order from Florida Supreme Court  regarding motion for leave as amicus curiae from Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Order dated July 31, 2002 from Florida Supreme Court - grant to Governor Bush and FPA to file amicus brief

Motion for leave to file brief as amiscus curiae from Governor Jeb Bush and Florida Prosecutions Attorney`s Association

Corrected Amicus Curiae Brief of Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Amended Petitioners Initial Brief

Amended Notice of Appearance from CCRC Middle
 
 

JULY 2002

US Supreme Court Order in King - PDF

Application to vacate stay - html - PDF

Defense answer on application to vacate stay for Amos King - html - pdf

Order from Florida Supreme Court

Defense Reply July 2002

Reply to Response to Petition for Writ of Habeas

State Response July 2002

Habeas Petition July 2002 in King

Petition for Writ of Habeas and Stay of Execution

Florida Supreme Court Execution Schedule in King

Letter from Florida Public Defender Association - PDF

Letter from Florida Association of Defense Lawyers - PDF

Letter from NAACP -  PDF
 
 

William Codey - Ring

Order from Florida Supreme Court

Defense Reply July 2002

State Response July 2002

Emergency Petition William Codey

Request for stay of proceedings - PDF

Florida Supreme Court Scheduling Order
 
 

Jerry Lane Rogers - Ring

Florida Supreme Court Order

Motion for leave to file Brief of Amicus Curiae

Motion for amicus<< p>

Motion to appear pro hac - PDF
 
 

Linroy Bottoson and Ring

August 2002

The transcript from oral arguments in Florida Supreme Court

Look at oral arguments in Florida Supreme Court by lawyer Tim Ford

Listen to oral arguments in Florida Supreme Court by lawyer Tim Ford

Motion of the Florida Public Defender Association for leave to file brief as amicus curiae

Amicus Curiae Brief by the Florida Public Defenders Association

Order from Florida Supreme Court allowing extension of time for filing

Defense motion for extension of time
 
 

July 2002

Order from USSC

Defense Reply to Application to Vacate Stay - html  -   PDF

Application to Vacate Stay - html   -  PDF

Florida Supreme Court Order July 2002

Florida Supreme Court Opinion

Defense Reply July 2002

State Response July 2002

Habeas Petition July 2002

Florida Supreme Court Execution Schedule - Bottoson
 
 

January and February 2002

Petition for Writ of Certiorari to USSC - Execution February 5, 2002
 
 

Timothy Stuart Ring

Transcript from the USSC proceedings

Replybrief Ring

Joint Appendix

Brief for Petitioner
 
 

Gregory Mills and Ring

Petition for Writ of Certiorari by Lawyer Todd Scher

Opinion from Florida Supreme Court

Reply to Response to consolidated Petition for Writ of Habeas

The State Response to consolidated Petition for Writ of Habeas

Lawyer Todd Scher Initial Brief on Apprendi issues
 
 

Apprendi issues

Apprendi Database

Apprendi issues
 
 

LWOP as compromise for Amos King

LWOP as compromise for Amos Ling - January 22, 2002

Appeal from the Catholic Bishops to commute the death sentence to LWOP

Death warrant files

Deathwarrant July 2002
 
 

Deathwarrant 2001

2 page Jeb Bush letter to Warden Carter dated November 2001 about the execution date January 24. 2002 and the death warrant

Amos` letter to Governor Jeb Bush January 2, 2002
 
 

Legal files from deathwarrant Nov 2001 - Jan 2002

Supreme Court of Florida "Corrected Opinion" dated January 16, 2002 (pages 1-23)

Arizona versus Youngblood 1988
 
 

Legal files before November 2001

Opinion from Florida Supreme Court  No. 73360 555 So. 2d 355. 15 Fla.  Law  January 4, 1990

Complaint to Fla Bar July 18, 1991
 
 

Pinellas Court 2001-2002

Order from Judge Schaeffer

Order dated January 13, 2002  from Judge Susan Schaeffer denying DNA motion and release of evidences to prove Amos innocence

Amended defense motion to release evidence for additional DNA testing.

Transcript from the hearing January 8, 2002 - DNA issue

Defense Motion to release evidence for DNA testing

Order from Judge Schaeffer regarding public record request and DNA motion

Complete Transcript from Hearing December 23, 2002

Transcript from Hearing December 23, 2001 - pages 1-24

Transcript from Hearing December 23, 2001 - pages 25-49

Transcript from Hearing December 23, 2001 - pages 50-75

Transcript from Hearing December 23, 2001 - pages 76-85

Transcript from Hearing December 23, 2001 - pages 86-111

Transcript from the hearing December 10, 2001 pages 1-15

Transcript from the hearing December 10,  2001 pages 16-30

Transcript from the hearing December 10,  2001 pages 31-43

Transcript from the hearing December 10,   2001 pages 44-59

Transcript from the hearing December 10,  2001 pages 60-74

Complete Transcript from the Hearing December 10, 2001
 
 

DNA issues

Letter from The Governor`s office - public record request

Staff at the Governor Office related to this case

Memorandum - Investigation of Amos DNA issues ordered by prosecutor Bernt McCabe July 20, 2001

Email exchange betweeen the Governor`s Office and Tim Moore, FDLE

FDLE report dated August 27, 2001 about stored evidences for testing

DNA Expert Litman

Investigator William Cardova

Investigator Ralph Rodriques
 
 

The need to remove CCRC Middle as defense

Motion to declare attorneys incompetent, for new postconvicion appeal with new attorneys

Florida Supreme Court Order dated January 14, 2002 denying relief on Amos pro se filing on Nelson hearing

Amos King files pro se as response to Nelson hearing

Judge to hear Condemned Killer`s Request for New Lawyers - January 9, 2002

Time running out for Florida`s latest claim of innocence - Amos King fires his lawyers to save his life.

Amos King fires lawyers/hearing Friday - FADP to attend hearing.

Order from Florida Supreme Court regarding conflict issue with CCRC Middle

Motion to dismiss State Pro Attorneys, appoint replacements

Complaint to FlaBar over CCRC Middle lawyers

Motion to Judge Schaeffer, Pinellas Court to remove CCRC Middle due to conflict

Renewed Motion to Judge Schaeffer, Pinellas Court to remove CCRC Middle as counsel

Letter from Amos to Director Bill Jennings, CCRC Middle
 
 
 
 

MEDIACOVERAGE
 
 

Pressreleases

Invitation to Jeb Bush to attend Amos KIng`s execution dated July 4, 2002

CCADP pressrelease July 4, 2002 - english version

CCADP pressrelease July 4, 2002 - german version

CCADP pressrelease July 4, 2002 - italian version

CCADP pressrelease July 4, 2002 - french version

CCADP pressrelease July 4, 2002 - spanish version
 
 

Articles and news

Coroner's Errors May Put Indictment in Question -- August 17, 1994

Examiner, Scientologist Differ on Death -- January 23, 1997

Examiner Lied, Scientology Lawyer Says -- March 1, 1997

5 Drs. Agree With Examiner in Scientology Death -- March 9, 1997

Legislation Would Rein in Medical Examiners -- April 16, 1997

2 Judges, 2 Counties, a Lot of Baloney -- April 9, 2000

Worker Botched 7 Autopsies -- June 24, 2000

Wood Says She Should Keep Her Job -- June 17, 2000

State Drops Charges Against Scientology -- June 13, 2000

Able Medical Examiner Needed -- June 23, 2000

Medical Examiner Retires -- June 29, 2000

Forensic Pathologists Shortage May Slow Search for Replacement -- June 30, 2000

Medical Examiner Leaves Office -- September 30, 2000

Bush Appoints Physician as Medical Examiner -- October 11, 2000

Former Medical Examiner Wood Snubs Subpoenas -- January 11, 2001

A Case So Different From All the Others --

Baby Case Hinges on Missing Witness -- May 6, 2001

Baby Case Hinges on Missing Witness -- May 7, 2001

"Delay in Autopsy Report Explained" December 22, 1997

"Dr. Settles His Part of Lawsuit in Death of Scientologist" September 15, 1998

"Scientology Prompts Review of Death Case" November 24, 1999

"Accidents on Interstates Claim Lives" April 5, 2000

"Retirement shows Professionalism" June 30, 2000
 
 

JAMES MCDONOUGH

"Polygraph Operator Had Earlier Job Troubles" May 10, 1991

"Sheriff's Friend in Doubt"

"Ex Staffer Says He Alleged Tampering" May 10, 1991

"Pasco's Polygraph Tests May Have Been on Faulty Equipment" May 15, 1991

"Sheriff Fights Times Request" June 14, 1991
 
 

OTHER ARTICLES:

Judge Andrews to Retire from Judicial Role" January 27. 1995

Cameras in the courtroom

St Pete Jul 5. 1996 - Killing time on death row

"Tarpon Center Worth Retaining" April 21, 1977

"St. Petersburg Makes Amends for Past Injustices" (Fla Bar News November 15, 2000)

"Stays Executions of 2 Killers" November 30, 1988 (Lambrix & King)

"Was Inmate Returning to County Center?" April 13, 1977 (about found pocket knife)

"The Death Penalty: 20 Years later" Gainesville Sun, July 5, 1996 ( one page)
 
 

ACTIONS

FADP action July 2002

FADP action January 2002

Media advisory
 
 

Information

Amos DOC file

CCADP website
 
 
 
 

LINKS

Florida Innocence Cases

Florida Flaws

Frank Lee Smith

Juan Melendez

Jerry Townsend

Timothy Brown

Rudolph Holton

George Trepal

Billy Kelley

Joel Dale Wright

Roy Swafford

Dieter Riechmann

Michael Mordenti

Virginia Larzelere

Paul Scott

Michael Rivera

Frank Fuster

Wayne Tompkins


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