Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Padilla Trial, A Shoddy Affair

MIAMI: Defense lawyers for Jose Padilla chipped away Monday at the credibility of the government's terrorism expert witness, who said he could not disclose details about some of his work because of secrecy agreements with unnamed foreign governments.

Terrorism expert Rohan Gunaratna's refusal to describe where he had conducted interviews with high-ranking al-Qaida figures drew protests from lawyers for Padilla and his two co-defendants, who contended they have a right to know the circumstances behind Gunaratna's conclusions. more

Sideline. Whacky jury. An interesting point brought to notice in the second comment.

Previous Padilla posts here.

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