The Army Asks If Major Nidal Hasan Is Insane

The Army wants a formal inquiry into the sanity of accused Fort Hood shooter Nidal Malik Hasan, Hasan's lawyer John Galligan told ABC News. Galligan, who had earlier told Good Morning America that he is considering an insanity defense for his client, said he received notice via e-mail at 7:45 p.m Tuesday that the Army would ask to convene a "sanity board" to evaluate Hasan's mental state. According to Galligan, the e-mail said, "Given the magnitude and seriousness of the crimes alleged in the...Full Story
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