With a failed attempt to sound like an academic, the Holy Land Foundation retrial’s first witness, Matthew Levitt, continued direct examination on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008 with a transparent agenda.
Same soup, different bowl.
That’s what federal prosecutors presented to a federal jury Monday, Sept. 22, 2008 at the first day of the retrial of the high-profile Holy Land Foundation case.
Defense and government attorneys spent the first half hour of Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007 striking jurors. During the three-day Voir dire, the judge dismissed 22 jurors. So out of the 66 jurors questioned, 44 remain.
Defense and government attorneys brought in the last 16 jurors on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, ending the jury questioning process of the Holy Land Foundation retrial.
Defense and government attorneys individually questioned 24 more jurors on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008 during the Holy Land Foundation retrial’s second day of voir dire.