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Justice On Trail- Case of Mumia Abu Jamal

Justice on Trial, a new documentary by Big Noise Films, lays out the facts of the case, looks at recently discovered photographs of the crime scene and speaks to both sides of the case in order to understand the ongoing controversy around the world's best-known death row inmate. The film suggests that the case of Abu-Jamal stands as a primer for understanding race and the criminal justice system: its many violations -- including judicial misconduct, discrimination in jury selection, and police corruption and tampering with evidence to obtain a conviction -- account for the exponential and disproportionate incarceration of African Americans and Latinos in the United States over the last 30 years, making the issue of mass incarceration of people of color one of the gravest civil rights problems of our time.
Justice on Trial: The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal


On Nov. 9, under orders from the Supreme Court, the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals will reconsider reinstating Mumia Abu-Jamal's death sentence.
Mumia might still be executed.

Justice on Trial, a new documentary by Big Noise Films, lays out the facts of the case, looks at recently discovered photographs of the crime scene and speaks to both sides of the case in order to understand the ongoing controversy around the world's best-known death row inmate. The film suggests that the case of Abu-Jamal stands as a primer for understanding race and the criminal justice system: its many violations -- including judicial misconduct, discrimination in jury selection, and police corruption and tampering with evidence to obtain a conviction -- account for the exponential and disproportionate incarceration of African Americans and Latinos in the United States over the last 30 years, making the issue of mass incarceration of people of color one of the gravest civil rights problems of our time.

This is a film for people who need an update on the facts and for those who need an introduction to the case.

Come and bring your friends.

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Trailer here:  http://bignoisefilms.org/films/tactical-media/114-justice-on-trial


Democracy Now news clip on the film here:  http://www.democracynow.org/2010/9/22/as_competing_films_offer_differing_views


Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/justiceontrialthemovie

Stupid bullshit 06.Jan.2011 12:46

antiracist

The facts are not going to be found in this bunch of lies. This case has been before every review board there is, all appeals courts and the supreme court affirmed the murderers conviction. There is no new evidence, there is no new info, there is just wesley guilty as charged.

i dont care 08.Jan.2011 04:50

if he killed the cop or not

the cops kill people all the time, turn about is fair play

I 'd like to call for some nationwide advanced actions to send a message to the court that if they target us, we will target them.
what purpose would a killing serve? except to silence a powerful voice.
He's not a threat to society in any form behind bars

this is punative, and a war crime in my opinion.

the line is being drawn

MY GRANDPA KILLED NAZI'S IN WW2 AND I SAY IT'S TIME WE CONTINUED THIS PROUD AMERICAN TRADITION
OTHERWISE HIS MEMORY IS IN VAIN.
i KNOW THERE ARE MANY CHILDREN OF VETERANS READING THIS
LETS MAKE THEM PROUD
THEY DIDN'T DIE IN EUROPE AND PEARL HARBOR TO HAVE THEIR CHILDREN EXECUTED AT HOME BY NAZI SCUM

What will I do when they come for me?!?!
TM 31-210
AMERICANS HAVE A L E G A L R I G H T
TO DEFEND THEMSELVES FROM TYRANNY.. SO THE QUESTION IS, WHAT IS TYRANNY AND WHEN IS DEFENSIVE FORCE JUSTIFIED????
PS. I WOULDN'T BELEIVE EVERYTHING WRITTEN IN THAT MANUAL, SOME OF IT MIGHT BE MISINFORMATION SO IF IT'S IN THE WRONG HANDS, THE WRONG FOLKS BLOW THEMSELVES UP. GET YOUR ORGANIC CHEMISTRY ON
BECAUSE BY THE TIME YOU MIGHT NEED IT, IT'L BE TO LATE
HOPE FOR THE BEST, PREPARE FOR THE WORST
OPERATION PAPERCLIP BROUGHT THE NAZI'S HOME - AN ILLEGAL, UN RECTIFIED ACT
BETTER TO KNOW IT AND NOT NEED IT, THAN TO NEED IT AND NOT KNOW IT