Drawing on correspondence with two-dozen jailhouse lawyers around the country, Abu-Jamal discusses the lives and work of men and. ABU-JAMAL I HAVE NOT HAD THE PLEASURE OF MEETING NEW SERIOUSLY WHAT IN THE HELL IS A “JAILHOUSE LAWYERS” . I HAVE TO SAY THAT ALTHOUGH IT IS VERY REGRETTABLE MUMIA ABU-JAMAL. –Politically-condemned, death row prisoner, journalist, and former Black Panther, Mumia Abu-Jamal in his new book, “Jailhouse Lawyers.”.
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Mumia exposes the origins of these constructs from three men, who the U. The United States, China, Japan, any state has political prisoners, and yet none will consider its own a political prisoner. Return to Book Page. I had no idea that jailhouse lawyers were so persecuted. Live from Death Row. We learn that jailhouse lawyers challenge the status quo, forcing prisons to change.
Here’s a review I wrote of a must read book if you are interested in the details of Mumia’s framing: We have no system for doing justice, not the slightest in the world.
‘Jailhouse Lawyers: Prisoners Defending Prisoners v. The U.S.A.’ by Mumia Abu-Jamal
Emma rated it it was amazing Feb 07, I could’ve shot and killed one or more of those officers, and they surely would’ve killed me. He refers to the “paradox of being a jailhouse lawyer– to be at once both subversive to and a subject of the law.
Yet how can we say what the law is without looking at the jailhouss who wear the title “judge”?
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Jailhouse Lawyers: Prisoners Defending Prisoners v. the USA by Mumia Abu-Jamal
I have the highest respect for jailhouse lawyers who go out of their mumai Mumia Abu-Jamal has been incarcerated since I have been born. New password Sign up. Start reading Jailhouse Lawyers: He allows us to reflect upon the fact that transformational possibilities often emerge where we least expect them.
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