post-conviction appeal

Former Black Panther and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, seen in this undated file photo, will be spared the death penalty, the Philadelphia district attorney announced on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, bringing a quiet end to a racially charged case
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Kristen Johanson
December 27, 2018 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia judge has re-instated Mumia Abu-Jamal post-conviction appellate rights, more than 35 years after he convicted of killing Philadelphia Police Officer Danny Faulkner in Center City. City Judge Leon Tucker partially granted Abu-Jamal's appeal, saying...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
May 17, 2018 - 1:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Since the beginning of May, approximately 6,000 post-conviction appeals have been filed in Philadelphia, a ripple effect of the so-called "Do Not Call" list within the District Attorney's Office. Officials now question how to handle the heap. Most of the cases...
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