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In The Press: Buju Banton Changes Lawyer - Resentencing in October

09/01/2012

In The Press: Buju Banton Changes Lawyer - Resentencing in October

Buju Banton changed his legal team recently and faces a resentencing in late october.

Buju Retains New Lawyer 8/29/2012

Imprisoned Jamaican reggae artiste Buju Banton has changed his long-time attorney David Oscar Markus, who has been representing him since his arrest in 2009 in Florida, USA. His new lawyer is now Chokwe Lumumba, a 40-year legal veteran from Mississippi, USA.... read the full article @ jamaicaobserver.com


Meet Buju's New Lawyer 8/30/2012


Chokwe Lumumba, the African-American lawyer assigned to help Buju Banton appeal his drug-trafficking sentence, is best known for representing superstar rapper Tupac Shakur and members of the Black Panther Party.
On Tuesday after it was announced he would replace David Oscar Markus as the singjay's attorney, Lumumba told the Jamaica Observer that he finds himself in a "unique situation."... read the full article @ jamaicaobserver.com


More headlines from the past weeks:

+ Buju Loses Retrial Bid [Jamaica Observer 8/7/2012]
+ Buju Banton Files For New Trial [Examiner 7/11/2012]
+ US Appeals Court Upholds Buju Banton's Conviction [JA Observer 6/21/2012]



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