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The Bobster
12-02-2015, 05:29 AM
http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Ex-death-Row-Inmate-Mumia-Wins-Hearing-Over-Medical-Care-359721061.html

Ex-Death Row Inmate Mumia Wins Hearing Over Medical Care
Published at 6:06 PM EST on Dec 1, 2015

Former :mad: death-row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal has been granted a court hearing over the medical care he's received for hepatitis C and other health problems.

Mumia spent 30 years on death row in the 1981 slaying of a Philadelphia police officer before the sentence was overturned. :mad:

The former Black Panther is now serving a life sentence at a state prison in Schuylkill County.

Mumia's lawyers say he was denied proper medical care both in prison and during a hospital stay this year at Geisinger Medical Center. :rolleyes:

Lawyers for the defendants say the issues stem from a medical dispute and not any indifference toward Mumia's well-being.

U.S. District Judge Robert Mariani has agreed Tuesday to hear evidence and arguments on the matter on Dec. 18 in Scranton.