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Judge orders defense lawyers to remain with alleged Fort Hood shooter

FORT HOOD, Texas (Reuters) – The judge in the court-martial of a U.S. Army psychiatrist accused of a mass shooting denied a request by his standby defense lawyers to reduce their role, and ordered them Thursday to continue assisting Major Nidal Hasan. The three lawyers had asked military Judge Colonel…

Officials able to eavesdrop on private conversations between 9/11 suspects and their lawyers in court: expert witness

The United States was capable of eavesdropping on what were thought to be private conversations in court between the suspected plotters of 9/11 and their lawyers, a witness testified Tuesday. Maurice Elkins, director of courtroom technology at the US Navy base at Guantanamo Bay on the southeastern tip of Cuba,…