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Fair Trials for Accused Terrorists

The Sound of Ideas
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 9:00 am
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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that five men accused in the 9/11 attacks will stand trial in a civilian court in New York City. A fair trial there faces two obvious obstacles: one has to do with selecting an impartial jury, and the other with the fact that at least two of the defendants have been tortured at Guantanamo Bay. Monday morning at 9, we'll talk to local attorneys with experience in the serious and difficult business of fair trials for accused terrorists.

Guests

Michael Scharf Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center; Director of the Cox Center War Crimes Research Office
Geoffrey Mearns, Dean, Cleveland- Marshall College of Law

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