Supreme Court Rejects New Trial For Abu-Jamal

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For more than 25 years, Pennsylvania journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal has been on death row for the murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner.

Abu-Jamal and his supporters say he is innocent; he's gone through a long series of appeals to get the conviction overturned. Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court said it would not grant him a new trial.

Farai Chideya speaks with Jeff Mackler, director of the Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal campaign.



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