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September 1, 1995
Imprisoned former Black Panther Party leader Elmer (Geronimo) Pratt, who is serving a life sentence for a murder he says the FBI knows he did not commit, should be given a new trial, the mayors of Compton and Pasadena said. At a news conference on the steps of Compton's City Hall on Tuesday, Compton Mayor Omar Bradley and Pasadena Mayor William M. Paparian called on Los Angeles Dist. Atty. Gil Garcetti to promptly complete his review of the case and request a new trial for Pratt.
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January 31, 1998 | EDWARD J. BOYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The decision overturning Elmer "Geronimo" Pratt's murder conviction should be reversed, Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday, arguing that "nothing points to Pratt's innocence; everything points to his guilt." In a 202-page appeal filed Friday, prosecutors challenged Orange County Superior Court Judge Everett W. Dickey's decision that led to the former Black Panther Party leader's release on bail in July. Dist. Atty.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 1998 | EDWARD J. BOYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The decision overturning Elmer "Geronimo" Pratt's murder conviction should be reversed, Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday, arguing that "nothing points to Pratt's innocence; everything points to his guilt." In a 202-page appeal filed Friday, prosecutors challenged Orange County Superior Court Judge Everett W. Dickey's decision that led to the former Black Panther Party leader's release on bail in July. Dist. Atty.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 1, 1995
Imprisoned former Black Panther Party leader Elmer (Geronimo) Pratt, who is serving a life sentence for a murder he says the FBI knows he did not commit, should be given a new trial, the mayors of Compton and Pasadena said. At a news conference on the steps of Compton's City Hall on Tuesday, Compton Mayor Omar Bradley and Pasadena Mayor William M. Paparian called on Los Angeles Dist. Atty. Gil Garcetti to promptly complete his review of the case and request a new trial for Pratt.
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