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Anonymity promised for NYC terror trial jurors

Sep 26th, 2010 AIII Courts, Ghailani

The Miami Herald reports  Wednesday September 22, 2010 in an article entitled "Anonymity promised for NYC terror trial jurors," that more than 400 prospective jurors filled out questionnaires last Wednesday in an effort to learn their eligibility for the first civilian trial of a Guantanamo Bay detainee.

The accused, Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, is charged in the 1998 bombing of two U.S. embassies in Africa that killed 224 people, including 12 Americans. 

The trial commences September 29 when voir dire begins in order to seat a jury of 12 people with six alternates in time for opening arguments currently scheduled for October 4.

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