Moussaoui Denied Depositions; Ruling Allows Written Questions of Terror Suspects
Byline: Jerry Seper, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
A federal appeals court in Richmond yesterday rejected a request by accused terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui that he be given direct access to three terror suspects being held as "enemy combatants" overseas as part of his defense - but said he could send them written questions.
In a ruling being described as a partial victory for the Justice Department in its long-delayed case against the suspected 20th conspirator in the September 11 attacks, a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that granted access without permitting the face-to-face interviews that Moussaoui had sought.…
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Publication information: Article title: Moussaoui Denied Depositions; Ruling Allows Written Questions of Terror Suspects. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: September 14, 2004. Page number: A09. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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