Posts Categorized: Jeff Wood

Jeff Wood loses federal appeal

Jeff Wood has lost a recent federal appeal. The ruling is online. There are two bills pending in the Texas Legislature that would prevent prosectors from seeking the death penalty for people who do not kill but are convicted under the Law of Parties. Michael Graczyk of Austin American Statesman reports: A Texas death row…read more

Polunsky visitation with Jeff

Terri Been is sister of death-row inmate Jeff Wood. In this letter she talks about her experience with visiting her brother on death-row and the situation during and after this month’s lock-down. Yesterday’s visit to my brother was bitter sweet to say the least. Overall the visit went well, but it was very emotional and…read more

ABC News: Court Stays Execution of Man Who Did Not Kill

ABC News has more updates about Jeff Wood’s execution stay. A federal court today temporarily stopped the execution of a man who was the getaway driver in a robbery that ended in murder, saying he should have the opportunity to argue he is too mentally ill to be executed. A federal court stayed the execution…read more

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