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My Daughter Has Felony Drug Convictions Now What?

It seems there have been several developments in the Alyssa Bustamante case since I last checked.
She has been granted the right to have jury from outside the county.
They have decided to allow cameras in the court room so there is a lot more footage.
I heard through the grapevine that she has asked to wear her own clothes in all future appearences.
A local blogger seems to think that changing the jury may not be much help, and I cant help but agree. This case is known all over the world.
Her attorneys are now able to view her juvenile court records. That should have happened long ago. They are certainly dragging their feet in this case.
Fla. Supreme Court Denies Appeal for Woman Guilty of Killing San Marco Couple Firstcoastnews.com Local News: "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The woman found guilty of killing a San Marco couple in 2005 has lost her appeal to the Florida Supreme Court.
Tiffany Cole was sentenced to death in 2007 for the murders of James and Carol Sumner after being convicted of two counts each of first degree murder, kidnapping and robbery."

Today is a bad day for Tiffany. I have already mailed a letter to her or I would have tried to send her a little something to raise her spirits.

In the letter I received late last week she talked about how unfair she believes Floridas criminal laws to be as compared to SOuth Carolina, her home state.

"A couple people I knew were charged with murder but they got time ranging from 25 to 30 years. Not even life without parole. They are eligible for parole. Here in Florida, a person sentenced to life gets natural life without parole. In SOuth Carolina life is like…
I recieved a letter from Tiffany Cole on Friday. I havent ansered it yet. But to my unending surprise I got a letter from Kelly Gissendaner in Georgia. I've written to her twice and never gotten a response. I mentioned that to her and she replied that she had become anti social and that it was better that way in prison.