Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab: Flurry of Motions, Trial to Begin in October
Posted on Sat Sep 10, 2011 at 12:43:35 PM EST
Tags: Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (all tags)
The trial of accused "underwear bomber" Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab will begin in October. Next week, potential jurors will begin filling out questionnaires. Abdulmutallab is representing himself, with the assistance of standby counsel Anthony Chambers.
Here's what's happened in the case recently: Abdulmutallab filed motions to suppress his statements made during interrogations at the University of Michigan Hospital and Milan Correctional Center. The Government responded it won't seek to introduce his statements made while detained at Milan. As to the hospital statements, Abdulmutallab argues the statements were not voluntary because he had been administered Fetanyl for pain and that the public safety exception did not apply because the agents asked so many questions that had nothing to do with any emergency: [More...]
|< Ten Years Later . . .Our Failed Elites | Business Owners Say Job Plan Won't Cause Them to Hire More Workers >|