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Fort Hood Press Center
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: July 15, 2013 5:18:38 PM CDT

Panel selection continues in Major Hasan court martial

FORT HOOD, Texas -- In the case of U.S. v. Nidal M. Hasan, six additional panel members were questioned July 15 by the Judge, and counsel for both the government and defense.

Three members were challenged for cause by the government with no objection from Hasan. However, the judge, Col. Tara Osborn, withheld ruling on the challenges.

Panel selection will continue at 9 a.m. July 16 here.

The panel remains at 10 members. At least 13 are required to be seated prior to the start of trial Aug. 6.

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

On July 16, satellite trucks should report to the Fort Hood Clarke Road Gate on West Highway 190 at 6:30 a.m. Truck registration and credentialing ends at 7:15 a.m.

REPORTERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS SHOULD CHECK IN AT 440 PLAZA ON FORT HOOD STREET, KILLEEN, TEXAS, FROM 6:30-7:15 A.M.

NOTE: Only those media outlets who have preregistered for the original June 5 Panel Selection and subsequent trial will be granted access.

All media should be prepared to show a U.S. driver's license with photo and an accredited press badge with photo.

For more information contact:
Fort Hood Public Affairs Office
www.forthoodpresscenter.com
(254) 286-5139
1001 761st Tank Battalion Ave
Suite W105
Fort Hood, TX 76544
query@forthoodpresscenter.com