Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has granted Rodney Reed an indefinite stay of execution
11.15.19 By Innocence Staff
We just got the news that the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has granted Rodney Reed an indefinite stay of execution, meaning he no longer has an execution date. This news came just hours after the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles unanimously recommended a reprieve of Rodney’s execution.
Related: CNN – Texas appeals court blocks Rodney Reed execution
We are extremely relieved and thankful that the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) has issued a stay of execution for our client Rodney Reed. The CCA has ordered the claims of Brady violations, false testimony and actual innocence in Mr. Reed’s case back to the trial court. This opportunity will allow for proper consideration of the powerful and mounting new evidence of Mr. Reed’s innocence.
Read the decisions here and here.
Here’s how you can take action next.
1. Share this news on social media: BREAKING NEWS: Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has granted @innocence client #RodneyReed an indefinite stay of execution, meaning he no longer has an execution date! Thank you to all who called, tweeted and spoke out against the execution of an innocent person: https://bit.ly/33SqaKW
2. Add your name to stay involved in Rodney’s case.
3. Support Rodney’s family. Rodney Reed’s family will continue to need resources to advocate for his innocence. Donate here to help them in their fight.
Thank you to all who called, tweeted, and spoke out against the execution of an innocent person. Today, we rejoice. Tomorrow, we keep working to prove #RodneyReed‘s innocence. Stay involved. https://t.co/X0UIaZZzZ3
— Innocence Project (@innocence) November 16, 2019
Maria Estrella September 25, 2020 at 7:24 pm
Prayers for Rodney and his family I know he innocent and justice will be served.