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Judge weighs government terror case witness testimony

Sep 14th, 2010 AIII Courts

The New York Times reports today, in an article entitled "Judge weighs government terror case witness testimony," that federal judge Lewis A. Kaplan in New York will determine whether a government witness may testify against Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani. 

Ghailani is charged with the 1998 US embassy bombings in Africa. According to the witness, Hussein Abebe, he would testifying represents an "opportunity to clear his heart, his thoughts and his conscience."

For the full text of the article, including a discussion of the potential legal issues raised by the first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in a civilian court, click here

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