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Judge Overrules Terror Suspect’s Request on Evidence

Oct 16th, 2010 AIII Courts

The New York Times reports on Thursday, October 14, in an article entitled "Judge Overrules Terror Suspect's Request on Evidence," that a federal judge on Thursday ordered that the alleged Christmas day bomber's standby lawyer receive  documents related to the prosecution's case, overruling the alleged bomber's demands. 

The defendant, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who also waived his right to a speedy trial earlier this week told Judge Nancy G. Edmunds that he would like to continue representing himself pro se and that he did not want his court appointed attorney to advise him to receive discover documents. 

The defendant indicated to the court last week that he was fluent in English, did not need a translator, and understood the charges against him which include attempted murder and trying to use a weapon of mass destruction to kill the nearly 300 people aboard Northwest Flight 253. 

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