Thursday, January 31, 2013

Still faces the Death Penalty

You know I am really okay with that.

Hasan loses another bid to dump the death penalty
By Sig Christenson - Express-News

FORT HOOD — An Army judge Wednesday rejected a bid by Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan to escape the death penalty in the November 2009 rampage here that killed 13 people and wounded 32.

At a hearing in a small Fort Hood courtroom, Col. Tara Osborn quickly swatted down a motion by Hasan's military defense team to throw out capital punishment.

She did it in a businesslike fashion after hearing arguments from both sides, and quickly moved onto other issues as the paralyzed Hasan sat silently in his wheelchair wearing a long, scruffy beard, which he grew in violation of Army regulations.

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