Category Archives: Legal Updates

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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Upcoming Parole Hearing: August 2014

Family and Friends of Dr. Mutulu Shakur are preparing for the next parole hearing which is scheduled for August 2014.  Dr. Shakur will have spent almost 30 years incarcerated at that point.  There is no doubt in our minds that … Continue reading

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Dr. Mutulu Shakur’s 2012 Legal Update

On Thursday the 26th of July, I had the parole board hearing at 8 am. Both attorneys were there: James Simmons and Nana Gyamfe from LA. We were able to expand the record as to the new disclosure that disproved … Continue reading

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Dr. Mutulu Shakur’s 2008 Legal Update

TO: Friends and Supporters of Dr. Mutulu Shakur FROM: Teri Thompson, Attorney RE: Interim Parole Hearing – December 2007 The Interim Parole Hearing for Dr. Shakur was held on December 11, 2007 at USP-Florence ADMAX. Mutulu and I thank each … Continue reading

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Dr. Mutulu Shakur’s September 2007 Legal Update

Brothers and Sisters: Mutulu was transferred out of Coleman II Federal Prison in Florida on March 15, 2007: (1) to sabotage and derail a parole hearing that had been scheduled for May, and (2) to end the positive educational and … Continue reading

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