Mr. Kirkman was convicted of the first-degree murder of Darice Knowles, who was buried alive in 2006. The jury voted 10-2 to recommend a death sentence and the trial court condemned Mr. Kirkman to death. This is his direct appeal.

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In Re: Amendments to the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure – 2017 Regular Cycle, SC17-152

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