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Federally Funded Lesson Plan Asked Oakland Students to Compare Cop Killer to Martin Luther King

April 11, 2014
Maureen Faulkner, whose husband Officer Daniel Faulkner was gunned down in Philadelphia on Dec. 9, 1981, said the latest effort to glorify Abu-Jamal’s past using a lesson plan posted on the Oakland (Calif.) Unified School District’s website is akin to advocating violence to young students.

Senate Rejects Mumia Lawyer for DOJ Post

March 6, 2014
The vote was a victory for Republicans and the National Fraternal Order of Police, who said Adegbile's connection with the legal case of Mumia Abu-Jamal disqualified him from holding high public office.

Police Survivor Fights Nomination of Mumia Lawyer for DOJ Post

March 3, 2014
The National Fraternal Order of Police has classified Obama's nomination of Adegbile as, "A thumb in the eye of our nation's law enforcement," adding "It demonstrates a total lack of regard or empathy for those who strive to keep you and everyone else in our nation safe in your home and neighborhoods."

Van Jones: A Window Into Extreme Leftist Thinking

May 23, 2012

Generally, I don't pay a lot of attention to the mutterings of extreme partisans on either side of the political divide. But a recent Rolling Stone interview with former Obama administration Green Jobs advisor Van Jones gave such insight into the brain waves of extreme leftists that it got me thinking.

Celebrities Host Mumia Abu-Jamal Birthday Party

April 11, 2012
Celebrities and activists will call for the release of Mumia Abu-Jamal during an Occupy-style protest later this month marking the cop killer's 58th birthday.

Mumia Abu-Jamal Loses Pa. High Court Appeal

April 3, 2012
Mumia Abu-Jamal, whose conviction in the slaying of a Philadelphia police officer became a major battleground of the 20th century's racial divide, has lost his latest appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

D.A. Won't Seek Death Penalty for Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

December 7, 2011
Saying he wanted to avoid another three decades of appeals—and a new public forum for Mumia Abu-Jamal—Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams said today he will not seek a new death penalty hearing for the convicted killer of Officer Daniel Faulkner.

Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal Gets New Sentencing Hearing

April 26, 2011
Mumia Abu-Jamal was awarded a new sentencing hearing today by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, but an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court appears likely by the district attorney.

Mumia Supporters Rally at Philly's Federal Courthouse

November 9, 2010
About 500 people rallied outside the federal courthouse in Philadelphia today in support of death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal in advance of an appeals court hearing on his sentencing for the murder of Police Officer Daniel Faulkner.

Two Films Present Contrasting Views of Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

September 22, 2010
Screenings of two contrasting films about convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal in Philadelphia on Thursday brought appearances from police widow Maureen Faulkner as well as Abu-Jamal himself, who called from prison.

Mumia Abu-Jamal Documentary 'The Barrel of a Gun' Gets Release Date

June 14, 2010
Filmmaker Tigre Hill has been working on the film since 2006, and says he has uncovered new evidence showing the killing was premeditated.

Supreme Court Makes Mumia Abu-Jamal Death Sentence Possible

January 20, 2010
The Supreme Court threw out a 2008 ruling by an appeals court in Philadelphia that had set aside the death sentence of convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. The justices ordered the appeals court to revisit the ruling, which had said Abu-Jamal deserved a new hearing.

Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

July 10, 2009

Much of the world sees convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal as a political prisoner. But don’t try to tell the widow of Officer Danny Faulkner that Mumia didn't murder her husband. This editorial titled "Justice Denied" was written as an accompaniment for our in-depth interview with Maureen Faulkner. It appeared in Police Magazine's May 2008 issue.

Supreme Court Rejects New Trial for Cop Killer Mumia

April 6, 2009
The Supreme Court said Monday it will not take up Abu-Jamal's claims that prosecutors improperly excluded blacks from the jury that convicted him of murdering Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner.

Justice Denied

May 1, 2008

In 1982, when Abu-Jamal was sentenced to death, Maureen Faulkner believed that she would soon see justice for her husband. But over the last 26 years she has seen nothing but injustice.

The Aggrieved: Survivor Maureen Faulkner

May 1, 2008

Maureen Faulkner knows the truth, and she wants everyone else to know it. Danny Faulkner was a good cop, a decorated officer who loved his job, loved his family and friends, and loved serving his community. And Mumia Abu-Jamal was, and is, a cold-blooded killer who was motivated by his pure hatred of all cops to murder her husband.

Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal Gets New Sentencing Hearing

March 27, 2008
A federal appeals court today refused to reinstate the death sentence for Mumia Abu-Jamal in the 1981 murder of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner.

Danny, We Hardly Knew Ye

December 20, 2007
There is a cautionary tale here for each of us in law enforcement. Something we have spent very little time on is the post-incident survival of our families and loved ones.
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