in today’s good news….
Embattled writer and activist Mumia Abu-Jamal has won a new sentencing hearing. You may remember Jamal was the former Black Panther accused of killing a police officer in 1982. Controversy has surrounded the case, with racial and political corruption at the core.
Jamal was sentenced to death by his jury. His attorneys claim erroneous instruction was given to the jury making death the only available option for punishment. death the only option. Had the jury been told to consider mitigating circumstances in their deliberations, the possibility for a life sentence would have also been an option.
The court of appeals have agreed and now Jamal will have a chance to have his life spared in six months.
Good luck Brother…