Jury Without Jews Request Rejected by New York City Judge

A lawyer's request that Jewish people be excluded from a jury that will hear a case of a suspected terrorist, accused of lying about plans to kill Americans in Afghanistan, was rejected today by a New York City judge. "The judge denied my application," Frederick Cohn, the lawyer representing Abdel Hameed Shehadeh, told ABC News.com. Jury selection is expected to begin this week, but Cohn initially told federal Judge Eric Vitaliano in February that he planned to request a jury free of Jewish...Full Story
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