Posted by | November 13, 2009 11:10 | Filed under: Top Stories

Since Attorney General Eric Holder has announced that alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will be tried in a civilian court in New York, it will be interesting to see how the great defenders of our Constitution view it.

Mr. Mohammed’s trial in New York was widely expected since the Obama administration announced a preference to hold criminal trials, instead of military commissions for terror suspects held at Guantanamo. New York’s Manhattan U.S. attorney competed with the district in northern Virginia, home to the Pentagon, to prosecute the 9/11 accused and senior al Qaeda leader. A team of prosecutors from both districts will handle the government’s case, people familiar with the matter said.

Nice to see that little things, like the Sixth Amendment, are being observed.

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