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Fed Prosecutors Could Have Difficulty Getting Death Penalty in NY 9/11 Trial

electric chairBy Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

WASHINGTON — Even if prosecutors convict suspected 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and his cronies, they may not convince a N.Y. jury to put them to death.

The Los Angeles Times quotes a former N.Y. federal prosecutor Paul Butler who worked major terrorism cases as saying:

“It will be an uphill battle to get a death penalty in these cases…Obviously, the 9/11 crimes are as serious as you can get. But it is difficult to get 12 people in Manhattan to agree on a death penalty.”

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