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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)

Senate Blocks Adegbile From Civil Rights Post

Several Democrats, including Pennsylvania’s Bob Casey and Delaware’s Chris Coons, joined Republicans in the Senate Wednesday afternoon in quashing President Obama’s pick for a key post in the Justice Department.

03/05/2014

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)

Congressman Fitzpatrick Expresses Outrage Over Adegbile Nomination

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick spoke out about his opposition to the nomination of Debo Adegbile to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division with Chris Stigall Tuesday morning on 1210 WPHT.

02/11/2014

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Police Union Protests Justice Department Nominee, Citing Legal Work On Mumia Abu-Jamal Case

The National Fraternal Order of Police expressed “vehement opposition” to the nomination of Debo Adegbile to be assistant attorney general for the department’s civil rights division.

01/09/2014

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Pa. Supreme Court Rejects Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Last Appeal

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected a challenge regarding forensic evidence in his racially charged case.

04/03/2012

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