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The Lawyers’ Committee for 9/11 Inquiry Received Petition Response

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lawyers' Committee for 9/11 Inquiry has received a letter from the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York in response to its and...

Judge Allows Lawsuit Accusing Saudis of Financing 9/11 to Proceed

March 29 (UPI) — A federal judge on Wednesday rejected the Saudi Arabian government's attempt to dismiss a lawsuit accusing it of financing al-Qaida and sponsoring the Sept. 11 attacks. The lawsuit demands Saudi Arabia...

Sept. 11 Trial Documents so Secret the Judge Can’t See Them

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — In a bizarre new episode in the Sept. 11 trial, defense lawyers wrote a legal brief based on documents from the prosecution that are so far so secret...

Judge in 9/11 Suits Feels No Regret That None Ever Went to Trial

Originally published at The New York Times by Benjamin Weiser on 9/9/2016 After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, scores of victims’ family members decided to pursue lawsuits in federal court, bypassing a dedicated...

Judge let US secretly destroy CIA ‘black site’ evidence

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- Defense lawyers for the alleged 9/11 plotters said for the first time Sunday that the government destroyed a secret CIA prison with secret permission of the trial judge,...

Guantánamo judge: 9/11 prosecutor’s proposed trial evidence is so far inadequate

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba People wondering when the 9/11 terror trial will actually begin got a new, if somewhat mysterious, metric from the military judge Monday. Army Col. James L. Pohl, the judge, said prosecutors...

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