Category Archives: Legal Updates

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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Dr. Mutulu Shakur’s April 2007 Legal Update

Brothers and Sisters: After being called for a meeting with officials of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), on Thursday, March 15th, 2007, Dr. Mutulu Shakur was snatched and transferred from Federal Corrections Complex in Coleman (FCC Coleman), Florida to … Continue reading

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Dr. Mutulu Shakur’s 2006 Legal Update

According to federal law a federal prisoner is eligible for release on parole after serving ten (10) years of a sentence over thirty (30) years. Mutulu was eligible for a parole hearing in 1996 but his efforts to schedule one … Continue reading

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Dr. Mutulu Shakur’s 2005 Legal Update

February 9, 2005 TO: Friends and Supporters of Dr. Mutulu Shakur FROM: Teri Thompson, Attorney RE: Parole Hearing of Dr. Mutulu Shakur On behalf of Dr. Shakur, we are eternally grateful for both your support and your spirit as we … Continue reading

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Dr. Mutulu Shakur’s 2004 Legal Update

A writ of habeas corpus has been filed in federal court in the northern district of Georgia. Mutulu is seeking to reverse the 2002 determination made by parole hearing officer, Sam Shoquist, of the US Parole Commission that he would … Continue reading

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Statement on the Parole Board Decision (October 2002)

My dear Brothers, Sisters and Allies, I want to emphatically thank all of you for your support. I could never find the words to convey my love to you, my people. Predictably as most of you have heard, the parole … Continue reading

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Habeas Corpus Motion Denied (March 1999)

The 2255 Petition of Marilyn Buck and myself has been denied. We raised the post conviction petition on the grounds that: 1. The government failed to disclose evidence favorable to petitioners. 2. The government used perjured trial testimony in obtaining … Continue reading

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