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.

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 […]

FBI agent testifies a 3rd day (Sept. 30, 2008)

The jury’s faces seemed emotionless much of Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008 as they watched numerous Palestinian patriotic videos of events that took place in the U.S. more than 15 years ago. Many jurors cracked small smiles, however, when U.S. District Judge Jorge Solis told them they were leaving at lunch. Reason: The witness on the […]

FBI agent testifies a 2nd day (Sept. 29, 2008)

Jurors leaned towards the screens in front of them to read Arabic translations much of Monday, Sept. 29, 2008 as the second week of the Holy Land Foundation retrial kicked off.

FBI agent testifies (Sept. 25, 2008)

Moments before the jury entered the courtroom on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, prosecutor Jim Jacks announced he would no longer ask government witness and FBI linguist Atef Shafik about his opinionthat could have suggested that the defendants were Islamists.

Witness makes a bizarre argument (Sept. 24, 2008)

All Muslims are terrorists—that’s what prosecutors and a witness insinuated Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008 during the third day of the Holy Land Foundation retrial after the jury left for the day. It quickly became more apparent than ever before that the five defendants are being targeted for the religion they follow.