Published on May 6, 2010 | by LawNews

Prof. Eric Freedman in Newsday

Professor Eric M. Freedman discussed how the failed Time Square bombing could impact the Obama administration’s decision to hold the trial of 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in Lower Manhattan.

Experts say bomb plot won’t affect 9/11 trial’s site
Bart Jones
May 4, 2010


The administration initially said it wanted to hold the trial in the city, but now says it is considering other options as well. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday the administration is still weighing all options.

Professor Eric Freedman of Hofstra University Law School said “it’s much too important a policy choice with very important long-term constitutional law implications to be affected by a minor incident as it [the Times Square plot] proved.”

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