Defense Begins in Jose Padilla Trial
The defense begins its case today in the terrorism trial of Jose Padilla and two codefendants.
How big are the holes in the case? Journalist Lew Z. Koch, writing at Firedoglake, counts the ways. He concludes:
Ashcroft, then Comey, and now Gonzales, Frazier, Shipley, Killinger and Pell have built a case on fantasy, supposition, prejudice and fear mongering. Can the defense make the jury see the shocking inadequacies of the prosecution’s case?
The Christian Science Monitor asks, Without a Plot, Is Padilla Guilty?
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