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Commonwealth v. Abu-Jamal (553 Pa. 485)

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Opinion of the Court

SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA

553 Pa. 485; 720 A.2d 79

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, Appellee  v.  MUMIA ABU-JAMAL, a/k/a WESLEY COOK Appellant

No. 119 Capital Appeal Dkt.  Argued: September 2, 1997 --- Decided: October 29, 1998
Reargument Denied November 25, 1998.

FOR APPELLANT, M. Abu-Jamal: Leonard I. Weinglass, Esquire, David Rudovsky, Esquire, Daniel R. Williams, Esquire, Stephen W. Hawkins, Esquire and Rachel H. Wolkenstein, Esquire.

FOR APPELLEES, Commonwealth: Catherine Marshall, Esquire and Robert A. Graci, Esquire.

BEFORE: FLAHERTY, C.J., AND ZAPPALA, CAPPY, CASTILLE, NIGRO, NEWMAN AND SAYLOR, JJ. Opinion of the Court by Justice Cappy. Opinion in Support of Denial of Appellant's Motion for Recusal by Justice Castille.