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Fort Hood Press Center
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: February 26, 2013 12:42:08 PM CST

UPDATE: Military judge in Hasan court martial reschedules next pretrial hearing to Feb. 28

FORT HOOD, Texas -- The presiding military judge, Col. Tara Osborn, has rescheduled a pretrial hearing in the United States vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan court martial from 10 a.m. Feb. 27 to 10 a.m. Feb. 28 for administrative reasons.

Media who previously registered for Feb. 27 do not need to register again. Media outlets that have not registered must register here.

 

FORT HOOD, Texas -- The presiding military judge, Col. Tara Osborn, will hold a pretrial hearing in the United States vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan court martial at 10 a.m. Feb. 27 in the Lawrence J. Williams Judicial Center here.

Motions expected for argument include a defense request to change venue, a defense request to change venire (venire are the individuals that make up the potential panel members) and several defense requests concerning the procedural rules that apply during sentencing proceedings.

A hearing concerning the defense request to reconsider the admissibility of Evan Kohlmann's expert testimony will take place 10 a.m. March 20 in the Lawrence J. Williams Judicial Center here.

Media who plan to cover the hearing must register here.

On the date for the event, satellite trucks should report to the Fort Hood Clarke Road Gate on West Highway 190 at 6:15 a.m. Truck registration ends at 6:45 a.m. All others should check in to the Fort Hood visitor's center, from 8-9 a.m. for final registration. All media should be prepared to show a U.S. driver's license with photo and an accredited press badge with photo.

The accused, Hasan, is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Fort Hood, TX 76544
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