Exhibits that should not have gone to the jury room are at the center of a debate about whether there will be a do-over in a high-profile Dallas trial. The case involves five men who worked for the Richardson, Texas-based Holy Land Foundation, a now-defunct Muslim charity that federal prosecutors allege funded terrorists in the West Bank and Gaza — allegations the defendants deny.

On Oct. 22, 2007, then-Chief U.S. District Judge A. Joe Fish of the Northern District of Texas — who was presiding over United States v. Holy Land Foundation, et al.declared a mistrial in the case. Fish, who took senior status on Nov. 12, 2007, transferred the HLF case to U.S. District Judge Jorge A. Solis, who has scheduled a retrial for Sept. 8.

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