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Third Circuit Court Rejects Abu-Jamal Appeal: The "Mumia Exception"

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Justice or Just-Us?, political appointees, Mumia Abu Jamal )

- 4127 days ago -
Judge Thomas Ambro, a Clinton appointee to the bench--chastised his two colleagues, Chief Judge Anthony Scirica and Judge Robert Cowan-- both Reagan appointees--saying that they were applying a different, and unattainable standard of proof to Abu-Jamal th


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Joycey B (750)
Friday March 28, 2008, 7:04 pm
Noted. Thanks Mark.

Marian E (152)
Saturday March 29, 2008, 12:12 am

I admire his spirit and concern for other death row inmates.

As to the courts. It is always a good sign for future appellants when there is a dissenting opinion as inevitably, it is a harbinger of changes that are coming. Unfortunately, not of any benefit to Abu-Jamal.

Sometimes, when you are being railroaded, that damn train just doesn't stop.

Thank you Mark.

Eleanor B (909)
Saturday March 29, 2008, 2:22 pm
This saddens me so deeply.

Suzanne B (22)
Sunday March 30, 2008, 7:58 pm
Thank you, Mark for keeping this in our awareness. I have heard Mumia's voice many times on KPFK and continue to hope for his vindication. This case appears to be a case of retaliation toward an organizer standing up for all of our rights. Suzanne

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