The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal

Chicago Review Press
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Mumia Abu-Jamal--the most famous death-row inmate in the United States--was sentenced to death in 1982 for allegedly killing police officer Daniel Faulkner. Using the preponderance of evidence to establish that Faulkner shot Abu-Jamal as he approached him and that a passenger in Abu-Jamal's brother's car, Kenneth Freeman, then killed Faulkner, this study convincingly shows how the Philadelphia Police Department and District Attorney's Office framed Abu-Jamal for Faulkner's killing. In addition, unlike any other book or article on this subject, it describes the overarching role in the case that then-mayor Frank Rizzo and a small, radical, back-to-nature cult called MOVE played.
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Publisher
Chicago Review Press
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Published on
May 31, 2008
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9781569763940
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
Law / Criminal Law / General
Law / Legal History
Political Science / Human Rights
True Crime / Murder / General
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