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Big-time Florida clemency attorney Reggie Garcia lectures at SPC downtown

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Being a felon in Florida — in America — means losing a few privileges, a few civil rights. In this state, you’ll no longer retain the right to vote, hold public office, sit on a jury (not that anyone ever really wants to do that), and possess a firearm, should you be convicted of any felony charge. People like Reggie Garcia, a soon-to-be 55-year-old clemency attorney originally from Tampa, realize that in some instances, it just takes being in the…

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Today on Context Florida: Florida New Majority, Jameis Winston, Amendment 1 and early release

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Today on Context Florida: Until people of color grow into a “Florida New Majority” and change the culture, Daniel Tilson says will be putting up with a government that not only reflects, but leans into the racism that still grips a large chunk of white Florida — the Christian, hardcore conservative base of the Republican Party. Bob Sparks discusses how the Jameis Winston sideshow will now relocate from Tallahassee to Tampa. This gifted athlete played two years without losing a regular…

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4th Floor Files talks with Reggie Garcia about winning, The Fugitive and getting it in writing

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Lobbyist Reggie Garcia is the subject of the newest chapter of the “4th Floor Files.” Garcia is also a clemency lawyer who spends a lot of his time lobbying the governor and Cabinet for clemency on behalf of clients. Garcia has his own practice and his lobbying clients include Clinton Treadway, the Florida Justice Association, the Florida Education Fund, Florida Association of Broadcasters and the Drive Safely Forum. He recently authored How to Leave Prison Early, a do-it-yourself guide for parolees and clemency petitioners…

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