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Death sentence dropped for Abu-Jamal

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Death sentence dropped for Abu-Jamal


Former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal faces life in prison and not the death penalty after shooting dead a white policeman in 1981. After years of appeals which always upheld his conviction, a court has ordered a new sentencing hearing after believing instructions to a jury may have been misinterpreted.

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