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Jailhouse Lawyers|Mumia Abu-Jamal
Jailhouse Lawyers : Prisoners Defending Prisoners V. the USA
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"Expert and well-reasoned commentary on the justice system . . . His writings are dangerous."--The Village Voice

In Jailhouse Lawyers, award-winning journalist and death-row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal presents the stories and reflections of fellow prisoners-turned-advocates who have learned to use the court system to represent other prisoners--many uneducated or illiterate--and, in some cases, to win their freedom. In Abu-Jamal's words, "This is the story of law learned, not in the ivory towers of multi-billion-dollar endowed universities but] in the bowels of the slave-ship, in the dank dungeons of America."

Includes an introduction by Angela Y. Davis.

Mumia Abu-Jamal's books include Live From Death Row and Death Blossoms.

  • ISBN-13: 9780872864696
  • ISBN-10: 0872864693
  • Publisher: City Lights Books
  • Publish Date: March 2009
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds
  • Page Count: 280