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NYC terror trial jurors seek judge counsel (Lynne Stewart)
Bakersfield Californian ^ | 2/8/05 | Larry Neumeister - AP

Posted on 02/08/2005 6:31:34 PM PST by NormsRevenge

NEW YORK (AP) - A month of deliberations in the trial of a lawyer and two others accused of helping terrorists appears to be taking its toll on jurors, leading two of them to ask to speak with the judge Tuesday.

The text of what was said in the two jurors' separate meetings with U.S. District Judge John Koeltl was sealed. The proceedings were witnessed by a lawyer for the government and a lawyer for the defense teams, and raised the possibility of a mistrial.

After the two jurors met with the judge, the three defendants and their lawyers gathered in a corner of the courtroom for a discussion that brought a smile to each defendant. Prosecutors huddled as well. Both sides refused to comment.

Attorney Lynne Stewart, 65, is charged with conspiring to provide material support to terrorists and defrauding and lying to the government while she represented Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman, who is serving a life prison sentence. Abdel-Rahman, 67, was convicted in 1995 of conspiring to assassinate Egypt's president and to blow up New York landmarks.

The government says Stewart conspired with Arabic interpreter Mohamed Yousry and postal employee Ahmed Abdel Sattar to spread Abdel-Rahman's deadly messages to followers in other countries despite U.S. government attempts to seal him off.

Jurors, who are anonymous and escorted by U.S. marshals to and from the courthouse each day, have appeared tired and frustrated by deliberations. They have met for only 11 days since deliberations began Jan. 12. They have taken off Fridays, a holiday and various days for personal needs.

Meanwhile, the judge said he told U.S. marshals that fliers posted on the streets around the courthouse by a group opposed to Stewart seemed designed to try to influence jurors.

"My responsibility is to assure it is a fair trial," he said.

Stewart's lawyer Michael Tigar suggested that the judge take further steps to prompt an investigation of the fliers and a telephone message that vowed to drive Stewart out of New York. He called the messages "murderous threats."

Stewart said fliers also were posted on the door of her home.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; US: New York; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: abdelrahman; coptchristian; counsel; jerseycity; jihadinamerica; judge; jurors; lynnestewart; newjersey; nyc; rahman; seek; soar; stewart; terror; terrortrials; trial; wot; wtc

1 posted on 02/08/2005 6:31:35 PM PST by NormsRevenge
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To: KylaStarr; Cindy; StillProud2BeFree; nw_arizona_granny; Revel; Velveeta; Dolphy; ...

Maybe related to Copt Christian Family Ping.

The translator for this Lynne Stewart trial was the cousin of the slain family in Jersey City.


2 posted on 02/08/2005 6:47:23 PM PST by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: NormsRevenge

Wonder if threats have occured?


3 posted on 02/08/2005 6:50:03 PM PST by konaice
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To: Calpernia

"The translator for this Lynne Stewart trial was the cousin of the slain family in Jersey City."

Thanks for adding this bit of information.


4 posted on 02/08/2005 6:59:52 PM PST by Ben Hecks
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To: Calpernia

Thank you Calpernia.
I appreciate this ping.


5 posted on 02/08/2005 7:10:15 PM PST by Cindy
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To: NormsRevenge

If they allow Stewart to walk..I will be outraged.


6 posted on 02/08/2005 7:35:17 PM PST by MEG33 (GOD BLESS OUR ARMED FORCES)
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To: konaice

Have threats occurred?

Yup.

Also, a couple of weeks ago, a jury bus driver took a detour off the expected route to court, 'by accident', that got folks a little excited.

They ought to strap Lynne Stewart on the hood without a burkha next run,...


7 posted on 02/08/2005 8:07:10 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ...... The War on Terrorism is the ultimate 'faith-based' initiative.)
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To: NormsRevenge
There is another 'significant' trial going on now. I've compiled a thread on all articles I can find: Jetliner missile plot trial begins

There is no documented proof that these trials are related; but I think they are. I will not post my thoughts, because the trolls will set in and distract the thread.

BUT for pondering...

The main victim of the URL I just listed...yes, he needs legal slaps; but he is a bumbling fool (not a REAL terrorist, a wanna be). He suffere a medical condition at the same time the Copt Family was slaughted. Just thoughts.

And yes...there are connections between the trial of the URL I just posted to Linda Stewart...AND the Copt family.

8 posted on 02/08/2005 8:41:18 PM PST by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Calpernia

Thanks for the ping!


9 posted on 02/08/2005 8:42:16 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: Calpernia

Is Lynne a lesbian?


10 posted on 02/08/2005 9:20:14 PM PST by Coleus (Oppose Amnesty for Illegal Aliens http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/1335643/posts)
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To: Coleus

In my opinion....Yes.

No I have no source to reference.

That is my opinion from a ton of stuff I've read.


11 posted on 02/08/2005 9:25:47 PM PST by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Dad yer funny

ping


12 posted on 02/08/2005 11:41:41 PM PST by Yehuda (AMERICA: LAND OF THE FREE, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Lynne Stewart is a terrorist and should be behind bars.


13 posted on 02/09/2005 8:39:30 AM PST by KC_Conspirator (This space outsourced to India)
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To: Coleus; Calpernia

"Is Lynne a lesbian?"
How is this relevant to the case at all?

"In my opinion....Yes."
Yeah, and your opinion is completely worthless apparently. She has a husband and kids. Why is every outspoken woman accused of being a lesbian?

"No I have no source to reference."
You just proved yourself a complete moron. Thanks.


14 posted on 06/05/2006 5:03:27 PM PDT by ideofem (Peace on Earth and Mercy Mild)
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To: ideofem
"No I have no source to reference."
You just proved yourself a complete moron. Thanks. >>

no, she was being honest. Why the name calling? Frustrated are we?

She has a husband and kids. >>

yea, so? so does Hitlery. Have you ever heard of married couples splitting because one of them is homosexual? No? then you are living in a cave. It happens all the time. So what if she is married, that proves nothing in this day and age, and some people go both ways you know, I think you do.
15 posted on 06/05/2006 5:57:27 PM PDT by Coleus (I Support Research using the Ethical, Effective and Moral use of stem cells: non-embryonic "adult")
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To: Coleus

Yes.


16 posted on 06/05/2006 6:08:52 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: ideofem

>>>She has a husband and kids.

So did McG.


17 posted on 06/05/2006 6:09:50 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Calpernia

I thought she had been convicted already?


18 posted on 06/05/2006 6:14:00 PM PDT by oceanview
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To: oceanview

Thread got bumped by a newbie.


19 posted on 06/05/2006 6:16:15 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: smoothsailing; Coleus

This was a worth while 'newbie' bump, though.

Smoothsailing, tidbit for the Murtha research.

Code Pink does joint funding events with the National Lawyer's Guild.

Well, they did for Stewart's 'National Day of OUTRAGE'. Might be worth a few searchs for Murtha research.


20 posted on 06/05/2006 6:19:01 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: smoothsailing

Here is one for clipping

http://www.discoverthenetwork.org/guides/Open%20Borders%20Lobby.pdf

Code Pink, NLG, Murtha and Stewart on some open border's lobby conference!

Downloading now.


21 posted on 06/05/2006 6:27:33 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: SwinneySwitch; HiJinx

Link at 21 is worth a download and read RE: borders


22 posted on 06/05/2006 6:39:46 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Calpernia

Thanks for the ping!


23 posted on 06/05/2006 8:38:14 PM PDT by HiJinx (~ www.proudpatriots.org ~ Operation 4th of July ~ Supporting Those Who Serve ~)
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