FILE- In this March 1988, file photo, Manuel Pardo, left, confers with his lawyer during his murder trial in Florida. Pardo, 56, is scheduled to be executed Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Florida State Prison in Starke, Fla. U.S. Judge Timothy Corrigan denied Pardo's request for a stay on Monday. (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, File)

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FILE- In this March 1988, file photo, Manuel Pardo, left, confers with his lawyer during his murder trial in Florida. Pardo, 56, is scheduled to be executed Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Florida State Prison in Starke, Fla. U.S. Judge Timothy Corrigan denied Pardo's request for a stay on Monday. (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, File)
FILE- In this March 1988, file photo, Manuel Pardo, left, confers with his lawyer during his murder trial in Florida. Pardo, 56, is scheduled to be executed Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Florida State Prison in Starke, Fla. U.S. Judge Timothy Corrigan denied Pardo's request for a stay on Monday. (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, File)