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  •  It's a long ways from allowing a couple of minutes (6+ / 0-)

    of pre-Miranda evidence to 16 hours worth of it, especially given that he'd asked for and been refused a lawyer multiple times and that the questions went well beyond immediate public safety concerns.

    Hopefully the information gotten from him will prove to be useful in infiltrating and breaking any broader terrorism groups these men were associated with, but not be entered into let alone allowed in court, and that evidence and testimony obtained outside this pre-Miranda interrogation period will be more than sufficient to convict him. But I would like to see the courts slap down the DoJ and FBI for doing this and make it clear that it was unconstitutional.

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Fri May 03, 2013 at 07:33:41 AM PDT

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