Monthly Archives: February 2003

Joinders Submitted For Mumia’s Freedom

In 2002, Six Unions Demanded: Let the Evidence of Mumia’s Innocence Be Heard!
Their Amicus Brief Supported Labor’s Principle: An Injury To One Is An Injury To All
Now: Joinders Filed Adding New Signatories to the Union Amicus Brief
Also: Green Party USA Signs Joinder

        A Report To the Movement, Feb 05, 2003:
Labor friends of Mumia have now received stamped copies of two joinder filings, indicating that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, after months of foot-dragging and attempted sabotage, has finally acknowledged receipt of documents in which individuals and organizations have added their names to a very compelling amicus (or “friend-of-the-court”) brief proclaiming the innocence of journalist and former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal. The amicus brief–submitted by six unions–and joinders were in support of Jamal’s 2002 appeal, which is still pending before Pennsylvania’s top court. Continue reading