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The Jury Box Blog: Can Tarek Mehanna Take the Fifth… and the First? by Edward P. Schawrtz

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011 Can Tarek Mehanna Take the Fifth… and the First? The Protected Free Speech Defense The terrorism trial of Tarek Mehanna has been going on in Federal District Court in Boston for about a month now. (Find my prior blog posts on the trial here.) Jay Carney, Jr., and the rest of […]

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Defense depicts Mehanna as a scholar – Metro – The Boston Globe

Some quotes from today’s Boston Globe article about yesterday’s cross-examination by Janice Bassil of Ali Aboubakr:             Aboubakr also testified that Mehanna would speak in support of suicide bombers and against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan during Internet chats they had, mostly in 2006. But under Bassil’s questioning yesterday, […]

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