The death penalty applies to two offenses under Florida law; first
degree murder' and capital drug trafficking.2 Although Florida law also
defines sexual battery of a minor as a capital offense, the Florida Supreme
Court has ruled that the death penalty does not apply to that
"Recent Florida Capital Decisions,"
Nova Law Review: Vol. 16
, Article 11.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/nlr/vol16/iss3/11