By J. Patrick O'Connor
Sentenced to loss of life in 1982 for allegedly killing a police officer named Daniel Faulkner, Mumia Abu-Jamal is the main well-known dying row inmate within the usa, if no longer the realm. This booklet is the 1st to convincingly exhibit how the Philadelphia Police division and District Attorney’s place of work successfully and methodically framed him. It takes you step by step via what really transpired at the evening Faulkner used to be shot, together with positioning all the witnesses on the scene and revealing the identification of the killer. It additionally information the full trial and completely covers the tortuous appeals approach. the writer, a pro crime reporter, writes within the language of challenging evidence, with out hyperbole or exaggeration, unfounded accusation or finger-pointing, to bare the reality approximately the most hotly debated circumstances of the 20 th century.