Category Archives: Legal

Legal Update on Mumia

Rachel Wolkenstein writes on recent developments in Mumia's case

“No New Penalty Trial Likely” by Dave Lindorff

Journalist Dave Lindorff predicts that the Philly DA will not seek to reimpose the death penalty on Mumia Abu-Jamal

Supreme Court: Mumia’s Death Sentence Unconstitutional

Mumia to receive life in prison (without parole) unless the Philadelphia District Attorney (Seth Williams) calls for a new penalty-phase trial...

Philly DA Appeals Recent Court Decision to US Supreme Court

Enraged Philly DA, Seth Williams appeals to the Supreme Court in a desperate attempt to re-instate Mumia's death-sentence, despite the decision of a federal court which ruled Mumia's death sentence unconstitutional in April...

Mumia’s Death Sentence Ruled Unconstitutional by Federal Court

A federal Court has ruled a historic decision in the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, declaring Mumia's death-sentence unconstitutional...

Surfaced Photos Reveal Tampering of Crime Scene Evidence

Photos show that police manipulated evidence, contradicting court testimony...