A battlefield in the courtroom

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Author(s) Eugene Robinson
Source The Washington Post
Date November 20, 2009
URL http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/19/AR2009111903433.html
Quotes-start.png "In this context, putting KSM and the others on trial in a civilian proceeding on U.S. soil is not just a duty but also an opportunity. It's a way to show that we do not have one system of justice for ourselves and another for Muslims, that we give defendants their day in court, that we insist they be vigorously defended by competent counsel -- that we really do practice what we preach." Quotes-end.png

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