Rights Group Hails Al-Marri Plea as Proof that Existing Criminal Justice System Works

Washington, DC Praising yesterday’s plea agreement in which Ali Saleh Kahlah al-Marri pled guilty to conspiracy to provide material support or resources to Al Qaeda as further evidence that the U.S. criminal justice system is best equipped to handle complex terrorism cases, Human Rights First advocacy counsel Devon Chaffee:

“This plea agreement demonstrates that our existing, tried and true federal criminal justice system is where these cases belong. There is no need to reinvent the wheel when we already have in place a highly adaptive and flexible system of delivering justice.



Published on May 1, 2009


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