Three witnesses in one day (Oct. 15, 2008)

Prosecutor Jim Jacks brought up a few more security documents that were not found in the HLF offices on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008 as he continued direct examining FBI agent Robert Miranda a fourth day. The supposed security documents were found in homes of individuals who are not defendants in the HLF case. Jacks displayed […]

Second FBI agent continues testimony (Oct. 8, 2008)

Jurors wiggled around and rubbed their eyes but were mostly alert on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008 as prosecutor Jim Jacks continued the direct examination of FBI agent Robert Miranda.

Double-jeopardy claimed in Holy Land Foundation terrorism financing trial

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 By JASON TRAHAN / The Dallas Morning News Attorneys for a defendant in the Holy Land Foundation terrorism financing case asked a federal judge Wednesday to dismiss the charges against their client because they say FBI testimony tainted the jury by treading too closely to his prior convictions. U.S. District […]

FBI agent concludes testimony, second FBI agent takes the stand (Oct. 7, 2008)

The jury seemed wide awake as they leaned forward and took plenty of notes on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008 during the third week of the Holy Land Foundation retrial.

Defense attorneys continue cross-examining FBI agent (Oct. 6, 2008)

Clarity filled the icy courtroom air on Monday, Oct. 6, 2008 as defense attorneys continued to cross-examine FBI agent Lara Burns.

Cross examination of FBI agent begins (Oct. 3, 2008)

The prosecutors’ virtual pendulum swinging over the defendants was lifted hundreds of feet above on Friday, Oct. 2, 2008 as defense attorneys began cross-examining FBI agent Lara Burns. The government attorneys’ tinted arguments and bogus theories presented during the past four days were quickly crushed, making way for the genuine truth behind the Holy Land […]

FBI agent concludes direct examination (Oct. 2, 2008)

One of the first items presented to the jury on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008 was a clip of a speech by Abdullah Azzam, a Palestinian spiritual leader who fought alongside Afghanistanis against the Soviets during the late 1970s. In the 1987/1988 video, Hamas leader Azzam proclaimed passionately in Arabic, It is a duty for all […]