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On Dec. 9, 1981 Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner was fatally shot after making a routine traffic stop. Mumia Abu-Jamal, a popular radio journalist, was arrested and charged with the officer's death. In 1982, Abu-Jamal was found guilty of murder and sentenced to death.

Below is The Inquirer's coverage of the fatal shooting, trial and appeals.

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This site, which includes
transcripts from the trial and appeals, was created by his supporters.

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THE APPEALS