Mumia Abu Jamal

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Pa. State Rep. Vereb On Revictimization Relief Act Ruling: “I’m Not Taking This As A Defeat, Rather A Speed Bump”

State Rep. Mike Vereb (R-150th) told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano this is “a fight and this is the first bell in this fight and we’re going to continue.”

04/29/2015

(credit: CBS)

Pa. Lawmaker Says He’ll Rewrite ‘Mental Anguish’ Law, If Necessary

The sponsor of a Pennsylvania law aimed at preventing offenders from causing mental anguish to crime victims and their loved ones says he’ll write a new bill, if necessary, now that a federal judge has ruled that the law violates free speech.

04/29/2015

Zeoli Show Log 4.15.15

Rich discussed the latest report on the investigation into the VA, a teacher apologizing for having her class send get well letters to Mumia Abu-Jamal, and the Phillies selling tickets on Groupon. He also spoke with Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, Ronnie Polaneczky from the Philadelphia Daily News and Michelle Singleton from the Washington Post.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/15/2015

Zeoli Show Log 4.10.15

Friday’s edition of The Rich Zeoli Show covers a few hot stories of the last couple days. The guys are live from Citizens Bank Park at the Nova Care Broadcast Booth. A NJ middle school teacher had her students write “Get Well” letters to Mumia Abu-Jamal, convicted cop-killer. Hilary Clinton is about to announce her presidential candidacy and finally The PENNDOT released a PSA which centers around Texting and Walking. Rich talked with Kate Anderson Brower, who’s new book titled, “The Residence: Inside The Private World Of The White House” was released and available on Amazon.com. All this and more on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/10/2015

File photo (credit: TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Mumia Abu-Jamal Hospitalized For Unknown Reason

Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal has been hospitalized, but his lawyer says prison officials won’t tell him why.

03/30/2015

File photo (credit: TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Weighs ‘Mental Anguish’ Law Opposed By Convicted Cop-Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

A federal judge peppered lawyers with questions Monday about a Pennsylvania law designed to protect crime victims that is being challenged on free speech grounds, including by a convicted cop-killer.

03/30/2015

File photo (credit: TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Second Lawsuit Filed Challenging Pa. Law Restricting Speech

The ACLU has filed a first amendment lawsuit challenging the so-called “Silencing Act,” as did convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal in November.

01/09/2015

(Photo by Mike Teiper)

Center City Mural Dedicated To Memory of Slain Officer Daniel Faulkner

The mural, at 235 North 11th Street, is on an outside wall of the 6th Police District headquarters, where Officer Faulkner reported for roll call each day.

11/24/2014

File photo (credit: TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Abu-Jamal Sues Over Pennsylvania Law Restricting Speech

Mumia Abu-Jamal and his supporters are suing to overturn a new Pennsylvania law they says violates convicts’ free speech rights.

11/10/2014

(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)

ACLU Says New Pa. Law Violates First Amendment Rights of Convicts

The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says it is preparing to file a lawsuit to get the state’s new “Revictimization Relief Act”overturned.

10/24/2014

(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

(Credit: CBS3)

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

(Credit: CBS3)

Mumia Abu-Jamal Speaks To College Graduates

The one-time death row inmate imprisoned for the 1981 murder of a Philadelphia police officer spoke by video to students receiving bachelor degrees Sunday from Goddard College.

10/05/2014

(Mumia Abu-Jamal.  File photo)

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

(credit: MANDEL NGAN/Getty Images)

Mumia-Abu Jamal To Issue Commencement Address At Vermont College

Dom Giordano spoke with Dustin Byerly, a spokesman from Goddard College, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, who said it was the students who decided to have Mumia speak.

09/30/2014

more