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Hasan jury selection delayed six days, Hasan wants to represent himself

Fort Hood
POSTED: Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 6:35am
UPDATED: Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 6:36am

Jury selection is delayed for six days in the trial against accused Fort Hood shooter, Major Nidal Hasan.

Col. Tara Osborn, the trial judge in United States vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan, has announced a change in next week's scheduled court-martial. A pretrial hearing will still be held May 29, as originally announced by the court. However, panel selection, which was set to begin May 30, will now begin June 5.

A new matter scheduled for discussion at the May 29 pretrial hearing is a request by Hasan to waive his right to counsel and proceed representing himself.


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