Archive | Andrew March RSS feed for this archive

NPR | “Mass. Man Convicted Of Conspiring To Help Al-Qaida” by the Associated Press

Mass. Man Convicted Of Conspiring To Help Al-Qaida by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS December 20, 2011, 05:36 pm ET BOSTON (AP) — A man who grew up in the Boston suburbs was convicted Tuesday of conspiring to help al-Qaida and plotting to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq after a two-month trial in which jurors heard references […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Day 30: Greg Johnsen: “No AQ in Yemen in ’04”

Before the jury came in the room today, Aloke Chakravarty (AC) disputed the defense’s use of new exhibits with a witness who is scheduled to testify tomorrow. Janice Bassil (JB) argued that the evidence is from the government’s discovery, and they only planned to used 5-6 Tibyan posts. JB argued that it was ridiculous to […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →
Boston Globe

The Boston Globe – “Defense depicts less-radical Mehanna,” by Milton Valencia

Defense depicts less-radical Mehanna In posts, opposed targeting civilians By Milton J. Valencia |  GLOBE STAFF     DECEMBER 08, 2011 An attorney for Tarek Mehanna sought yesterday to portray the Sudbury man’s religious beliefs as far more moderate than those of the terrorists he is charged with supporting, as Mehanna presented the first witness for […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Day 29: Andrew March: “I don’t formulate beliefs based on hearsay.”

Today the prosecution, after 6 weeks of testimony, including 21 videos, hundreds of chats and emails, and the testimony of 6 informants, rested its case. Before the jury came in the room, the defense moved for a directed verdict of not guilty on all counts, a motion which is standard procedure and which was denied […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →