The court-martial of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the man accused of killing 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, is an opportunity to put the military justice system on display. The lawyers involved will shoulder incredible pressure from inside and outside the military to get it right, experts on military law say. And they'll have to do it while trying to find an unbiased jury and managing a complex and high-profile capital trial at the same time overlapping congressional investigations may be under way.
Case Against Alleged Fort Hood Shooter to Test Military Justice System
The National Law Journal
November 16, 2009