Mumia Abu Jamal
Pennsylvania’s death row population is going down, dramatically, and people on both side of the debate over the death penalty say it is a symptom of a broken system.
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.
A representative of Pennsylvania’s department of corrections has told Philadelphia’s district attorney that Mumia Abu-Jamal is getting no special treatment.
Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal says he is surprised and somewhat disappointed that he will not get a new sentencing hearing.
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.
Philadelphia’s district attorney has decided not to continue to pursue the death penalty against Abu-Jamal.
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.
Chris talks to Kathryn Klaber, head of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, Dom Giordano on Mumia Abu Jamal’s latest court victory and PA State House Majority Leader Mike Turzai about privitizing state liquor stores.
A federal appeals court in Philadelphia has once again said that death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal should be granted a new sentencing hearing. But, his conviction for killing a police officer in 1981 still stands.
A US appeals court is awarding death-row activist Mumia Abu-Jamal a new sentencing hearing in the 1981 murder of a Philadelphia police officer.
The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia heard arguments Tuesday over jury instructions given during convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal’s 1982 trial.
As a federal appeals court began hearing arguments concerning the sentence of death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal, hundreds of Abu-Jamal supporters gathered outside the federal courthouse to protest.
Twenty nine years after the murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner, an appeals hearing will be held Tuesday for Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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.
A U.S. appeals court in Philadelphia will again review the death sentence of famed inmate Mumia Abu Jamal, on orders from the Supreme Court.