Panel selection postponed six days in Hasan court-martial

Mgn Online
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 3:50pm

Col. Tara Osborn, the trial judge in United States, vsMaj. Nidal M. Hassan, has announced a change in next week's scheduled court martial. A pretrial hearing will still be held on May 29, as orginally announced by the court.

A panel selection, which was set to begin May 30, will now begin on June 5.

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

The accused, Hasan, is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in the court of law.


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