The Commission on Capital Cases was not funded in the FY 2011-2012 General Appropriations Act, and the Commission ceased operations on June 30, 2011. This site and the Commission website are being retained to provide access to historical materials.

The Registry Attorneys will be continued by the Justice Administration Commission.

These actions are effective July 1, 2011.

Disclaimer: The Commission on Capital Cases receives this information from a variety of sources. The site will be updated consistently as information is received and will be audited bi-annually. We make every attempt to ensure the accuracy of the information provided; however, the information should be verified by the applicable court prior to using it for legal or statistical purposes.


Last NameFirst NameCityAddressZipPhoneEMail
BackhusTerri L.Tampa, FL13014 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Ste. 74633618-2808813/269-7604Email

TypePreffered CircuitFederal Courts
Registry All


AttorneyCase NumberJudgeCountyCCRCAppt. OrderContract Date
BackhusCF81-0112A1-XXWadsworthAlachua PolkNorth-P7/9/20048/11/2004
BackhusCRC84-03982 DBairdPinellasMiddle1/30/20012/21/2001
Backhus90-16875-CFerrerPalm Beach 02/04/11 


Last NameFirst NameDC NumberCCRCCase Summary
JohnsonPaul019513RegistryCase Summary
JonesClarence117629RegistryCase Summary
RhodesRichard099269RegistryCase Summary
GriffinMichael A.182543PrivateCase Summary
ArmstrongLancelot693504CCRC-SCase Summary
BatesKayle088568CCRC-SCase Summary
DiazJoelY06133CCRC-SCase Summary