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Terror Trials in US Courts

Terrorists, Senators and Trials

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Flying in the face of conventional wisdom and airborne by his own elocution, Senator Graham states that "civilian trials create confusion," an astonishing assertion given their 89% conviction rate of suspected terrorists.

What NYC Terror Trial Controversy Changes: Absolutely Nothing

Patrick Barry | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patrick Barry

Support for military commissions might make sense, if the commissions themselves weren't so ineffective and soft.

Aafia Siddiqui Trial: Terror Suspect And Alleged Al Qaeda Supporter Removed From Courtroom

AP | TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A U.S.-trained Pakistani scientist and reputed al-Qaida supporter punctuated the first day of her attempted murder trial Tuesday by s...

9/11 Terror Trial Prosecutors To Get FBI Squad Help

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is forming a squad to assist prosecutors in the upcoming New York trials of Sept. 11 suspects. F...

Jason Linkins

Shadegg Warns That Michael Bloomberg's Daughter Could Be Kidnapped By Terrorists (VIDEO) [UPDATED] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fresh off his spectacular "Hey, let's drag a random baby onto the floor of the House of Representatives to see what the cognitively undeveloped think ...

Jason Linkins

Rap Legend Flavor Flav: 9/11 Terrorists Should Be Tried In NYC | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

What will it take to convince dead-enders that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his 9/11 masterminding ilk should be tried in federal court in New York City...

9/11 Terror Trials Should Be Covered By Federal Government, Mayor Bloomberg Says | By Kathleen Lucadamo and Adam Lisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The upcoming 9/11 terror trials will cost the city an estimated $216 million in their first year and $206 million for each year after that - so the fe...

Guantanamo Detainees Pale Next To Street Gangs

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — The chief judge of the federal court in Washington told lawyers Thursday that domestic street gangs are more deadly than some Guant...

Jason Linkins

John Shadegg Apologizes To Bloomberg With A More Subtle Brand Of Insipid Fearmongering | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, we brought you word of that time Representative John Shadegg (R-Ariz.) strolled on to the floor of the House and just started riffing on so...

91% Of Terror Defendants Tried In US Courts Were Convicted: Study

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MIAMI - Guantanamo prisoners could be successfully tried in the United States because an overwhelming number of terrorism cases in U.S. courts since t...