Prosecutors and defense lawyers in the trial of accused U.S. Embassy bombing conspirator Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani are set to square off over a key government witness today before a New York federal judge. The judge is holding a hearing on whether the government can call the witness, in a follow-up to his August decision on whether the witness's testimony should be barred because the discovery of his identity is the fruit of a poisonous tree: "extremely harsh interrogation methods" that the CIA used on Ghailani.
Witness's Role in Embassy Bombing Trial to Be Contested at Hearing
New York Law Journal
September 14, 2010