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KPFA Flashpoints Interview of Rachel Wolkenstein

Rachel Wolkenstein was recently interviewed by Dennis Bernstein of KPFA Flashpoints.

Click here to listen to the interview

The interview includes an in-depth discussion of the current appeal, and the six boxes of files “discovered” by the DA’s office after the hearings were complete. Wolkenstein also explains how the evidence shows that Mumia arrived on the scene of the shooting after Daniel Faulker was shot.

LAC Film Showing: From Death Row, Mumia Abu-Jamal

The Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal invites you to a film showing at the OMNI Commons this Friday evening, April 19th.

Film Showing:

From Death Row, Mumia Abu-Jamal
OMNI Commons,
4799 Shattuck Ave.
Oakland, California
7 p.m.

We will discuss the breaking news from Philadelphia with the DA’s announcement that they will not appeal Judge Tucker’s ruling, provide a legal update, and discuss next steps.

This ruling has the potential to lead to Mumia’s release. It is of critical importance that all of Mumia’s supporters keep their efforts up for a mass mobilization to Free Mumia!

Mumia Abu-Jamal : Remarks to the RebLaw Conference

Mumia Abu-Jamal made a speech to the Rebellious Lawyering Conference at Yale Law School on February 15, 2019. Audio of the speech is available at Prison Radio.

A transcript of Mumia’s remarks is below.

Click here for a PDF of the transcript

Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Speech to the RebLaw Conference – “Rebel Lawyers”
February 15, 2019

Dear friends at Yale Law School, dear Rebel Lawyers – On a Move!

I greet you all, as I attempt to address the issue of Rebel Lawyers. When I think of the term, the first thing that comes to mind are jailhouse lawyers. They are, by definition, rebels who oppose the prison-industrial complex, especially in the courts. Jailhouse lawyers fight for freedom, for themselves and others, and sometimes they prevail. Some jailhouse lawyers, like John and Mo Africa of the MOVE Organization, defended themselves at trial, and won acquittals. Because such men and women aren’t trained in the law, and do their work using logic and sheer will, they fall under the description of Rebel Lawyers, I think.

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