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August 26th, 2013
09:00 PM ET

Jury weighs death penalty for Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan

Will the convicted Fort Hood shooter be put to death?

Witnesses began testifying Monday in the sentencing phase for Major Nidal Hasan, who was found guilty on Friday of 13 counts of murder and thirty-two counts of attempted murder.

Fort Hood shooting family members testify in Nidal Hasan sentencing phase

The death penalty is a rare sentence for the U.S. military, and would ultimately require approval from the president himself.

OutFront: CNN Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin.


Filed under: Fort Hood Shooting Rampage • Justice • Military
August 21st, 2013
09:53 PM ET

Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan rests his case without calling witnesses

Major Nidal Hasan, who is defending himself against charges that he killed 13 people in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood nearly three years ago, chose not to call a single witness in his own defense.

Nidal Hasan rests case at Fort Hood massacre trial; calls no witnesses

The army psychiatrist has admitted he was the shooter but denies he did anything wrong, claiming the deadly rampage was "for the greater cause of helping my Muslim brothers."

If convicted, he faces the death penalty, which may be exactly what he wants.

OutFront: Ed Lavandera is at Fort Hood with the story.


Filed under: Fort Hood Shooting Rampage • Justice
August 14th, 2013
09:27 PM ET

Witnesses describe how Nidal Hasan carried out Fort Hood attack

New details are emerging tonight about what exactly happened on the day of the Fort Hood massacre.

Dozens of victims and witnesses have taken the stand in the trial of Nidal Hasan, who has admitted to killing 13 people and wounding 32 others in a shooting rampage in 2009.

From their testimonies, we have been able to recount the events of that day.

Ed Lavandera has this OutFront investigation.


Filed under: Fort Hood Shooting Rampage • Justice • News
August 7th, 2013
08:32 PM ET

Attorney: Fort Hood gunman wants death penalty

Major Nidal Hasan, the shooter in the Fort Hood massacre, wants the death penalty, according to his stand-by attorneys, who are up in arms because they refuse to help their client die.

Ed Lavandera is OutFront with the bizarre twist to this case.


Filed under: Fort Hood Shooting Rampage • Justice
August 6th, 2013
08:01 PM ET

Fort Hood shooting court-martial begins

Major Nidal Hasan confessed to a jury this morning that he shot and killed 13 people at the Fort Hood Army base.

Trial of Fort Hood shooter set to begin

And because the former army psychiatrist is representing himself, he's also now cross-examing his own victims.

Hasan's backup lawyers ask to withdraw

Ed Lavandera was in the courtroom and is OutFront with more.


Filed under: Crime • Fort Hood Shooting Rampage • Justice
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