Philadelphia police widow Maureen Faulkner is trying again to "disqualify" Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner's office from overseeing any appeals from her husband's convicted killer, Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Maureen Faulkner filed a petition Tuesday with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court after previously losing a similar fight in a lower court.
Her husband, Officer Daniel Faulkner was killed in 1981 during a traffic stop at 13th and Locusts streets in Philadelphia's Center City neighborhood.
Abu-Jamal, a longtime death-row activist and Black Panther member, was convicted of first-degree murder in 1982. But he has a chance at another appeal based on a related U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year.
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Faulkner wants Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro to take over the appeal. Krasner's office has no comment.
"It's not fair that I have to do this, just to be slapped in the face constantly with this case, over and over and over again," Maureen Faulkner, 62, told The Associated Press. "I'm in a mental prison."