Category Archives: Legal Updates

Summer 2017 Legal Update

Your support is meaningful; it provides valuable insight into the ever evolving world and culture outside these penitentiary walls. I find inspiration in your expressions of compassion, dedication and curiosity. I continue to dedicate myself to the principles of Truth … Continue reading

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Dr. Shakur Responds to Clemency Campaign

Friends, Family, Supporters and Organizers, I am most thankful and humbled by what we have accomplished. Together, we accumulated and verified 28,000 signatures is support of a grant of Executive Clemency, in merely 60 day’s time! I wish to honor … Continue reading

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Legal Counsel Sends Letter to the Pardon Attorney Regarding Parole Appeal

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Parole Reconsideration Denied & Pursuing Clemency

The continued incarceration of Dr. Mutulu Shakur is representative of the failure of our criminal justice system in working towards the stated goal of rehabilitation. Now more than ever it is clear that Dr. Shakur is being held for punitive … Continue reading

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Petition for Executive Clemency Filed

The week of October 10th, a petition for clemency for Dr. Mutulu Shakur was submitted to President Barack Obama. The review will be conducted during the months of October and November. Effective January 1, 2017, President Barack Obama will cede his … Continue reading

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Dr. Shakur responds to Denial of Release Notice

The following quotes are from the April 20th Notice of Action confirming the denial of mandatory parole for Dr. Shakur.  Below he responds: “You have violated the rules of the institution on 5 occasions: – Use of drugs on June … Continue reading

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FOIA Appeal Responding to Denial of Release Submitted

Dr. Mutulu Shakur’s legal team has submitted the following appeal in reference to the Freedom of Information Act in order to litigate his denial of release.

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Official Notice Confirming Denial of Mandatory Parole

The U.S. Parole Commission Notice of Action regarding denial of mandatory parole for Dr. Mutulu Shakur is as follows:

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2016 Legal Update on Denial of Release

Dear family and friends and supporters, Like many of you, I was of the belief that I was to be released from prison, effective February 10, 2016. That belief was based on the 30 years I was required to serve. … Continue reading

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U.S. Parole Commission Rejects Examiner’s Recommendation

To: My comrades, family and extended family- please distribute to all those who have given support and resources to this process may (Allah) God bless them.  In the spirit of our ancestors, I deeply thank you. Written: September 16, 2014 … Continue reading

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