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American Forum - Defending 9-11 Terrorists Zacarias Moussaoui and Walid Muhammad Salih Bin’Attash

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Edward B. MacMahon
January 30, 2009
11:00AM (EST)

Edward B. MacMahon
Edward B. MacMahon

What is involved in defending some of the most despised men in the world? EDWARD B. MACMAHON, JR., is a veteran trial lawyer based in Washington, DC (and a U.Va. graduate), who served as counsel to Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person charged in an American court with having a role in the 9/11 attacks. He presently is counsel to Walid Muhammad Salih Bin'Attash in a trial before a military commission at Guantanamo. Bin'Attash is charged with bombing the U.S.S. Cole and with the 9/11 attacks.

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