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(Gov. Corbett is flanked by Maureen Faulkner and Pa. state rep Mike Vereb, sponsor of the amendment, at the signing ceremony.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Law Signed To Curb Cop Killer’s ‘Obscene Celebrity’

Gov. Corbett signed into law a measure that he says is intended to curb the “obscene celebrity” cultivated by convicts such as Mumia Abu-Jamal.

10/21/2014

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Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Speech Leads To Victims’ Rights Bill

Governor Tom Corbett spoke at a Capitol event a day after Mumia Abu-Jamal gave a recorded address to about 20 graduates at Goddard College in Plainfield.

10/07/2014

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Convicted Cop-Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal Selected As Commencement Speaker For College In Vermont

A small Vermont college is poking a lot of people in the eye by having convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal as its commencement speaker next Sunday.

09/30/2014

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Congressman Fitzpatrick: Adegbile Rejection Will Be Turning Point For Obama Administration

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick joined Chris Stigall Thursday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT to discuss the Senate’s rejection of Debo Adegbile, President Obama’s nomination to head the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department.

03/06/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 08: Senior counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Debo Adegbile testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee January 8, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Adegbile has been nominated by President Barack Obama to become the next Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice. (Credit: Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Nominee To Civil Rights Post Sparks Controversy Over Connection To Mumia Abu-Jamal

President Obama’s decision to nominate a former NAACP Legal Defense Fund attorney to the top civil rights job at the Department of Justice is sparking outrage among the police unions for his connection to Mumia Abu-Jamal.

01/10/2014

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Mumia Abu-Jamal Moved Into General Prison Population

Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal has been moved into the general prison population for the first time since his arrest 3 decades ago.

01/28/2012

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Widow Of Slain Philadelphia Cop Demands Answers After Transfer Of Husband’s Killer

A representative of Pennsylvania’s department of corrections has told Philadelphia’s district attorney that Mumia Abu-Jamal is getting no special treatment.

12/19/2011

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Abu-Jamal: I’m Off Death Row; Surprised By DA Move

Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal says he is surprised and somewhat disappointed that he will not get a new sentencing hearing.

12/12/2011

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Supporters Of Mumia Abu-Jamal Mark 30th Anniversary Of His Conviction With Rally At NCC

Nearly 1,000 people gathered at the National Constitution Center on Friday night to mark the 30th anniversary of Mumia Abu-Jamal’s incarceration, and to continue to fight for his release from Pennsylvania’s death row.

12/09/2011

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Philadelphia DA Gives Up On Death Penalty For Mumia Abu-Jamal

Philadelphia’s district attorney has decided not to continue to pursue the death penalty against Abu-Jamal.

12/07/2011

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Sources: Philly DA Expected To Hold Press Conference On Future Of Mumia Abu Jamal Case

KYW Newsradio has learned from multiple sources that the Philadelphia District Attorney will hold a news conference Wednesday morning to announce a decision on the future of the case.

12/06/2011

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U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Abu-Jamal Death-Sentence Appeal

Philadelphia prosecutors will have to pursue a second death-penalty sentence for convicted police killer Mumia Abu-Jamal or accept a life sentence after the U.S. Supreme Court declined Tuesday to review the racially charged case.

10/11/2011

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Hearing In Mumia Abu-Jamal Case Set For Tuesday

A federal appeals court is scheduled to hold a hearing Tuesday on the death sentence imposed on Mumia Abu-Jamal in the 1981 murder of a Philadelphia police officer.

11/07/2010

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