PAUL WILLIAM SCOTT v. JULIE JONES ETC

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Supreme Court of Florida.

PAUL WILLIAM SCOTT Petitioner(s) v. JULIE L. JONES, ETC. Respondent(s)

CASE NO.: SC17-2045

Decided: April 06, 2018

Petitioner, Paul William Scott, a prisoner under a sentence of death, has filed a petition for writ of habeas corpus contending that he is entitled to relief pursuant to McCloud v. State, 208 So. 3d 668 (Fla. 2016) (plurality opinion). Having considered the petition, the response, and the reply, we hereby deny the petition. See Jeffries v. State, 222 So. 3d 538, 547 (Fla. 2017) (plurality opinion) (noting that the Court has “historically refused to review the relative culpability of codefendants when a codefendant pleads guilty and receives a lesser sentence as a result”).

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John A. Tomasino Clerk, Supreme Court

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SUSANNE K. SICHTA

DONNA M. PERRY

JOE HAMRICK

RICK A. SICHTA

HON. SHARON REPAK BOCK, CLERK

LABARGA, C.J., and LEWIS, QUINCE, CANADY, POLSTON, and LAWSON, JJ., concur. PARIENTE, J., concurs in result.

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