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Prosecutor Won’t Appeal Barring of Witness in Terror Trial

Oct 10th, 2010 AIII Courts, Ghailani

An article published this afternoon, (10/10/10) in The New York Times entitled "Prosecutor Won't Appeal Barring of Witness in Terror Trial," reports that the government has decided not to appeal the decision of Judge Lewis Kaplan last week to exclude a key witness from the civilian trial of Ahmed Ghailani.

The office of the United States Attorney in Manhattan, in a letter to the Judge from Preet Bahara, states that the government is  "prepared to meet its burden of proving the defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt," and did not wish to further delay the trial, slated to begin Tuesday.

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