Monthly Archives: August 22, 2008

Text of Order from Judge Orlando Garcia to Stay Execution of Jeff Wood

Judge Orlando Garcia issued this order staying the execution of Jeff Wood on Aug. 21, 2008. Judge Orlando Garcia’s Order for a Stay of Execution for Jeff Wood – Upload a Document to Scribd Read this document on Scribd: Judge Orlando Garcia’s Order for a Stay of Execution for Jeff Wood

State Rep. Mike Villarreal asks Perry to stop Jeff Wood's execution

Last week, ten legislators wrote a letter to the Board of Pardons and Paroles and Governor Perry urging clemency for Jeff Wood. Here is another letter from a state legislator: State Representative Mike Villareal. We also know that Rep Dora Olivo wrote her own letter. August 12, 2008 The Honorable Rick Perry Governor of Texas…read more

Washington Post: Texas Appears Set to Execute Accomplice

Here is the Washington Post article on today’s scheduled execution of Jeff Wood. Also Democracy Now is planning to send a satellite truck to Livingston today morning to interview Jeff’s family members. By Darryl Fears Washington Post Staff WriterThursday, August 21, 2008; Page A02 The state of Texas is scheduled to execute Jeffery Lee Wood…read more

New Execution Dates

TEXAS: Rogelio Cannady has been given a Nov. 6 execution date, and Eric Catheyhas been given an execution date of Nov. 18; they should both beconsidered serious. (sources: TDCJ & Rick Halperin) ***************************** Impending Texas execution schedule # since 1982 # under Perry August 21 Jeff Wood 414 175 Sept. 9 Gregory Wright 415 176…read more

Texas Panel Rejects Plea to Halt Execution of Accomplice in 1996 Murder

The New York Times is reporting that Governor Perry “hasn’t made a decision” on whether to grant a 30 day stay of execution for Jeff Wood. So, please call his office and urge him to issue a stay. Please call the Governor of Texas at 512-463-2000 Office of the Governor Fax: (512) 463-1849 Tell the…read more

Parole board rejects clemency for non-triggerman

The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles rejected Jeff Wood’s clemency request. Associated Press has more: HUNTSVILLE, Texas — The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Tuesday rejected a clemency request for condemned inmate Jeffery Wood, moving him a step closer to execution this week. The board voted 7-0 to not recommend Gov. Rick…read more

Texas Death Row: Where Innocence is Irrelevant

On August 21, Texas will execute Jeff Wood for the murder of Kris Keeran, even though there is a consensus that Wood did not murder, intend to murder, or know that a murder was going to take place. Wood was sentenced to death under the Law of Parties, section 7.02 of the Texas Penal Code,…read more