Judge Predicts Terrorism Suspect May Not See Trial Until 2018With authorities making little progress in their attempt to restore a terrorism suspect’s mental competency, a federal judge predicted Wednesday he may not go on trial until 2018.
Federal Judge Finds Chicago Terrorism Suspect Unfit To Go To TrialU.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman is sending Adel Daoud to a psychiatric facility for three months, saying he lacks a rational understanding of the legal proceedings at this time.
Judge To Rule If Illinois Terrorism Suspect Is Mentally FitA federal judge will consider on Thursday whether a suburban Chicago terrorism suspect who says aliens and Freemasons are after him is mentally fit for trial.
Chicago Terror Suspect's Erratic Behavior Aired In CourtAdel Daoud has been locked up for nearly four years, ever since he allegedly tried to blow up a downtown Chicago bar.
Suspected Terrorist Adel Daoud’s Trial May Be DelayedThe trial of a Hillside man accused of trying to blow up a downtown bar with a car bomb may be delayed as a federal judge decides whether he’s mentally fit for trial.
Bomb Plot Suspect Found Competent To Stand Trial; Lawyers May ChallengeA suburban man accused of trying to blow up a downtown Chicago bar three years ago has been found competent to stand trial, his lawyer said. But Thomas Anthony Durkin, a lawyer for 21-year-old Adel Daoud of Hillside, told a judge Monday he might challenge that finding ahead of Daoud’s trial Jan. 5.
Terror Suspect Charged With Trying To Kill Fellow InmateA 21-year-old man already charged with trying to set off a bomb downtown three years ago has been indicted on new charges of attacking and seriously injuring a fellow inmate.
Court Opinion Denying Terror Suspect Secret Court Records Mostly Blacked OutA federal appeals court has explained its ruling that a 20-year-old terrorism suspect has no right to see classified documents regarding how evidence against him was gathered, but much of the court’s opinion itself has been kept secret.
Court Denies Access To FISA Surveillance Records In Terror CaseA federal appeals court has ruled a 20-year-old terrorism suspect has no right to see classified documents regarding how evidence against him was gathered, reversing a trial court’s ruling that would have given him unprecedented access to FISA court records.
Arguments In Terrorism Suspect's Hearing Focus On Secret FISA RecordsA federal appeals court in Chicago heard rare oral arguments on Wednesday related to surveillance questions raised by disclosures from onetime government contractor Edward Snowden.
Lawyers Defending Terror Suspect Adel Daoud Want Access To FISA Documents The federal appeals court in Chicago is considering whether terrorism defendants have a right to know why they've been wire tapped by federal agents, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Judge Delays Ruling Giving Defense Access To Secret Docs In Terror CaseA federal judge said Tuesday that she'll wait for the appeals process to run its course before implementing her ruling that gives lawyers for a Chicago terrorism suspect access to secret documents spelling out how the U.S. government sought permission to spy on him.