The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has upheld the conviction of a Pakistani-born, U.S.-educated neuroscientist for attempting to murder her American interrogators in Afghanistan. Aafia Siddiqui's 2010 trial was preceded by an extended inquiry into her competence to face the charges amid her bizarre behavior and outbursts during pretrial hearings.
Federal Appeals Court Upholds Pakistani Scientist's Attempted-Murder Conviction
New York Law Journal
November 8, 2012