Jonathan Bruce Reed Conviction Reversal

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Jonathan Bruce Reed had been sitting on death row for nearly 30 years when the appeals court ruled that his conviction would have to be reversed. The court found that the during the trial of Reed, a white man, prosectuors improperly excluded African-American jurors due to the belief that African-Americans empathize with defendants.Reed was convicted in November of 1978 of the rape and murder of Wanda Jean Wadle at her apartment in Dallas. The Unisted States Court of Appeals for the Fifth...Read Full Story