new lawyers file in federal court & new affidavits are released
Abu-Jamal tells the world what
happened to him December 9, 1981.
also reveal new evidence. Documents will be released at a press conference.
for the first time I have been given an opportunity to tell what happened
in the early morning hours of December 9, 1981. This is what happened
the Affidavit of Mumia Abu-Jamal
brother, William Cook, also reveals his first hand account of what happened
“My brother Mumia Abu-Jamal, had nothing to do with shooting or killing
from the Affidavit of William Cook
new attorneys file their written notice of appearance
in federal court in Philadelphia:
Barrister Nicholas R.D. Brown, Chicago attorney Marlene Kamish, Los
Angeles attorney Eliot Lee Grossman, and Philadelphia attorney J. Michael
Farrell will take over representation of Mumia Abu-Jamal when they file
their notice of appearance in U.S. District Court.
new attorneys also will file sworn statements recounting events of December
9th. Documents include William Cook’s affidavit and will
be filed in U.S. District Court Friday, May 4th and copies
will be released at today’s press conference.
in the documents available at the press conference is the Motion filed
by Mumia to request a written financial accounting from his prior attorneys.
Marlene Kamish and Eliot Grossman were present at the May 4 press conference.