Let’s show up in force tomorrow July7 for Mumia Abu-Jamal in Philadelphia!
For the second time, Common Pleas Court Judge Leon Tucker ordered the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on June 22 to release its files pertaining to any role played by former District Attorney Ronald Castille in the case of political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal.
As Tucker decreed in the court’s initial order on April 28: “[T]he discovery production shall include any and all documents or records in the possession or control of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office” that show Castille’s “personal involvement in the case.” It said records should include but not be limited to memoranda regarding this case during pretrial, trial, post-trial and direct appeal proceedings.
The order also covered any notes or memoranda on meetings between Castille and his staff regarding the case, as well as press releases or other public statements by Castille about the case.
During his tenure as DA, Castille ran for election to the…
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