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Defendant Mumia Abu-Jamal

Regarding the jury and Judge Sabo on behalf of the defendant Mumia Abu-Jamal, we would like to exploit the fact that his constitutional rights have been violated. Mumia Abu-Jamal is for certain victim of constitutional right violations in his trial, sentencing, and post-conviction proceedings.

The citing of Constitutional amendments refers to rights based on these amendments as interpreted by the courts. The State manipulated two purported eyewitnesses to falsely identify Jamal as the shooter, in violation of his Fifth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments rights. Two witnesses who changed their testimony are Cynthia White and Robert Chobert.

The State suppressed evidence that the true shooter fled, in violation of the Fifth, Eighth And Fourteenth Amendments. Witnesses who testified evidence to someone fleeing the scene included Robert Chobert, Veronica Jones, William Singletary who was an eyewitness to the shooting. There were also other eye witnesses like Arnold Howard saw the physical evidence of a fleeing man Dessie Hightower, a defense eyewitness to the fleeing man called at trial, Deborah Kordansky who is also another eyewitness to the fleeing man, and William Cook who we know to be Jamal's brother.

Jamal was found guilty and sentenced to death through the use of a fabricated confession, in violation of the Fifth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments. Two months after the shooting, police officers suddenly "remembered" hearing Jamal confess that night

The State destroyed critical physical evidence, manipulated and misrepresented the ballistics and medical evidence, and suppressed crime scene test results, in violation of the Fifth, Eighth, And Fourteenth Amendments. This includes a discarded bullet fragment, failure to conduct routine ballistics tests, and the fact that the jury never saw the medical examiners report stating "shot by .44 cal.". The Commonwealth also failed to disclose government political surveillance files demonstrating longstanding police bias against Jamal, in violation of the Fifth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments. This includes 600 pages of FBI files documenting surveillance of Jamal by the Philadelphia police.

Jamal was deprived of his Constitutional rights under the Fifth, Sixth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments due to defense counsel's prejudicially deficient performance



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