Category Archives: Legal Updates

Federal Lawsuit Against the Parole Commission and Bureau of Prisons

MUTULU FILES FEDERAL COURT CASE CHALLENGING THE GOVERNMENT’S INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF U.S. LAW BY THE U.S. PAROLE COMMISSION Shakur v. David Shinn et al.   On August 21, 2018, in response to his repeated denial of parole, Mutulu Shakur, … Continue reading

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Release Denied at April 2018 Hearing

Dr. Mutulu Shakur has been denied release at his April 2018.  This decision was appealed by his attorney and a response from Dr. Mutulu Shakur is forthcoming, so please stay tuned.

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2018 New Year’s Letter

Peace, Firstly, I would like to ask for your forgiveness for such a long delay in responding to your letters of support, encouragement, seasons greetings and most importantly your individual requests. My delay is not indicative of disregard in any … Continue reading

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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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