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More than five months pass since last execution in Texas

The death penalty landscape continues to shift in Texas, with no executions occurring here since April 6, 2016.  The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA), the state’s highest criminal court, […]

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Texas Court of Criminal Appeals stays execution of Jeff Wood

Breaking news:  The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has issued an order staying the execution of Jeff Wood and remanding his case to the trial court for consideration on his claims […]

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Evangelical leaders support clemency for Jeff Wood

Nearly 50 Evangelical leaders from Texas and across the country have appealed to Texas Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles asking them to spare Jeff Wood’s life. Wood is scheduled for execution on August 24, 2016, even though he was not the triggerman, had no previous criminal history, and suffers from borderline intellectual functioning and mental illness.

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Take action to stop the unjust execution of Jeff Wood

The State of Texas is scheduled to execute Jeff Wood on August 24, despite the fact that he did not kill anyone. Wood was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to […]

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TCADP August 2016 Alert: Demanding justice

In this edition of our monthly alert, you’ll find information about the three executions scheduled to occur in Texas this month and an opportunity to take action to stop the execution of Jeff Wood, who was sentenced to death under the Texas Law of Parties. You’ll also find a preview of some exciting events we’re hosting this fall.