New trial date set in Holy Land case

By JACK DOUGLAS JR./ Fort Worth Star-Telegram Feb. 16, 2008 The federal government will retry five former leaders of a Richardson-based Islamic charity, beginning Aug. 18, on charges that they helped fund terrorism in the Middle East. A government official, who asked not to be identified because of a judge’s gag order, said Friday that [...]

Judge sets date for Holy Land retrial

Nearly four months after a mistrial was declared in the Holy Land Foundation case, U.S. District Judge Jorge Solis — the new judge presiding over the case — set the retrial date for Aug. 18, 2008. That’s right. The government is retrying the case.