Category Archives: Legal

MUMIA’S FIGHT FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT

Report on the court hearing

Lawsuits Regarding Hep C Treatment

We have been circulating the class action suit of other PA prisoners who are pressing for treatment by the expensive drugs, Sovaldi and Harvoni. In addition to this, the Southeastern PA Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has also filed a class action

Mumia faces retaliatory transfer

Mumia faces retaliatory transfer

Mumia Abu-Jamal files suit over prison’s refusal to provide medical care

Attorneys for political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal filed an amended lawsuit in the Middle District of Pennsylvania federal court to challenge prison medical staff’s denial of necessary medical treatment – denial that nearly killed Abu-Jamal earlier this year.

Important Legal Update (Feb 25, 2013)

On February 25th, Mumia's legal team filed an appeal in the Pennsylvania Superior Court challenging his sentence of life imprisonment without parole.

New legal development in Mumia’s case

Mumia Abu-Jamal illegally sentenced to life imprisonment without parole! On August 13, 2012, without any notice and in violation of his constitutional rights and state law, Mumia Abu-Jamal was formally sentenced by Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Pamela Dembe to