Month: January 2012

Death Penalty Issues To Be Litigated Tomorrow In The Akbar Case

Death Penalty Issues To Be Litigated Tomorrow In The Akbar Case

The Army Court of Criminal Appeals has granted appellate consideration of the following issues: I. Sergeant Hasan K. Akbar was denied his right to the effective assistance of counsel, as guaranteed by the sixth amendment to the United States Constitution, at every critical stage of his court-martial. A. Sergeant Akbar was denied his right to…

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As Predicted . . . . Military judge approves next pre-trial hearing for Major Hasan case

As Predicted . . . . Military judge approves next pre-trial hearing for Major Hasan case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: January 27, 2012 12:47:54 PM CST Military judge approves next pre-trial hearing for Major Hasan case FORT HOOD, Texas — At the request of prosecutors and defense counsel for Maj. Nidal M. Hasan, a half-day administrative hearing will begin at 10 a.m. Feb. 2 in the Lawrence J. Williams Judicial Center.…

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