Skip to comments.Fort Hood suspect ordered held until court-martial
Posted on 11/21/2009 8:18:01 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
FORT WORTH, Texas The Army psychiatrist charged with killing 13 people at Fort Hood will be confined until his military trial, initially staying in a hospital where he is recovering from gunshot wounds, his attorney said Saturday.
During a hearing at Maj. Nidal Hasan's hospital room in San Antonio on Saturday, a magistrate ruled that there was probable cause that Hasan committed the Nov. 5 shooting spree at Fort Hood, said his civilian attorney, John Galligan. Hasan has been at Brooke Army Medical Center since the shooting, and his attorney said Hasan has been told he has permanent paralysis.
Galligan told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that the judge also ordered Hasan to pretrial confinement, which usually means jail, until his court-martial. The military justice system does not have bail for defendants.
The magistrate ruled that Hasan will initially remain in the hospital, where he is in intensive care, Galligan said.
Saturday's hearing was closed to the media. Officials at Fort Hood, about 150 miles southwest of Fort Worth, declined to comment.
Galligan said Hasan has no feeling from the chest down and has limited movement in his arms.
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Suspect, what? Are they looking for someone else? I just love legalese; it is like a foreign language.
The doctors and nurses who must deal with this monster are better people than I could ever be. I don’t know how they do it without at least spitting on him. Maybe someone does spit in his food. Satisfying thought.
If you read the rest of the article his attorney is concerned about Hasan’s mail being read. I hope to God they took this terrorists computer muchless are reading his mail from al-quada I mean Obama I mean his mother.
Read the whole article, just have a problem with the word suspect, beyond that?
I’d serve him a ham sandwich.
I can just see his ‘dinner menu’ being rolled into the closest lavatory (I’m thinking what I would do, here).
Seriously, tho, you are right. The people who are taking care of this monster right know should be commended. I couldn’t do it....that’s for sure.
Who will make that 14? Francheska Valez was pregnant. Texas has an unborn victims law (feticide).
Is there any law that could be applied to a terrorist (OK, a “suspected” terrorist) not having a right to privacy regarding his mail and email communications?
If he’s paralysed from the waist down, I wonder if he’s on an Ensure-type diet? Halal Ensure?
Gosh I hate laptops and Saturday nights! Argh!
Ugh. No doubt at the ‘tax payers’ expense’.
Sort of makes me think longingly for a Dr. Chase (House, M.D., Season 6, Episode 3 The Tyrant).
But, think about it a minute as I mused about the absurdity of the NY trials. An Islamic terrorist kills 14 here in America and has a military trial. Islamic terrorists caught in other parts of the world on the battlefield get a civilian trial with all the bells and liberal whistles.
Oh, crap. Maybe it is time for my meds.
IMHO, I think he should be turned over to the State of Texas seeing this is where it all happened and that he shot that Texas LEO stopped him. Put him on the Texas “express lane” to meet his piss ant moon god, allah, better known as Satan.
I, too, have to commend those that are seeing to his care. Personally, I just couldn’t do it. I’d have to quit before taking the law into my own hands. I’d have to do him in at the first scant opportunity presented.
I hope his food is being cooked in bacon grease.
Keeping with the Obama administration’s fiction that he is not a terrorist, he gets a military trial. If he were considered a terrorist, he would get a civilian trial, in keeping with the administration’s lunacy.
Hey Obama, where’s the Executive Order mandating his release? If he’s “held” in custody, that’ll piss off the Muslims and we surely wouldn’t want to do that!
I see your comment received the same response mine did over here. Disgusting for a conservative site.
“How about just a little drip of pig grease from some nice bacon...”
Stop with the jokes about pig grease and bacon. He’s probably eaten more bacon and drank more booze than you have. These guys are just as phony as the day is long.
Take any flight on a non-Muslim carrier out of the ME and notice how fast muslim women and men order their first martini once the plane is in the air.
He's not a civilian and the execution of the crime occurred on a military base.
The military *owns* his ash. They should be the ones to try and fry him (well "inject" him)
It happened on a US military installation. The military wants his ass, in fact they already own it. It's just about what they are going to do with it.
Take the trial out of the military system, and you might have a mutiny on your hands.
The LEO was a Ft. Hood Department of Emergency Services officer, not a "Texas LEO". Both of them were federal officers.
“Take the trial out of the military system, and you might have a mutiny on your hands....”
IF this clown gets anything less than the death penalty, there will be more than just a regular old military mutiny on THEIR hands. They’ll wish thats all they had.
If you want to observe the grasping at straws by a hack lawyer, follow John Galligan’s statements to the press. He flails around like a drunk running down hill.
His first statement was about the pre-trial hearing in which he was not there and had no reason to be there; now he is there and it was a waste of his time.
Hasan should get another lawyer; one that will be creditable. Not that I want him to be acquitted, but I just don’t want a mistrial because of incompetent representation.
Judges and other lawyers stated on the news this morning that Joe Blow criminal for killing 14 (unborn baby)would be in a jail cell as long as their vitals were stable. Why is a terrorist getting special treatment?
maybe, just maybe, and just in case, we can have always have a civilian trial for Francheska Valez’s baby.
Those virgins aren't going have much to worth with then. Too Bad, So Sad. NOT!
I would advise moving him to hell. But I guess that has to wait until after the Court Martial meets, the appeals are conducted, etc. Meanwhile, if Ft. Hood has a brig, with facilities for a paralyzed prisoner, then that's where he should be moved. If not, United States Disciplinary Barracks at Ft. Leavenworth surely has such facilities. The trial could then be held at the War College. The regional facility at Ft. Sill probably could be used as well, and is even more isolated in "friendly" territory.
Probably an "abudance of caution", they want no overturning of the trial result on appeal. IF he is paralyzed from the chest down, it's not like he' going anywhere. He is confined to a US Army facility, and has armed guards.(and likely some steely eyes nurses and medics too) I don't think either Ft. Hood or Ft. Sam Houston have appropriate facilities and the Army definitely wants him under *their* control, not in some civilian jail.
For some reason I thought he was at a civilian hospital in Corpus Christie????
Nope, he's at BAMC, Brooke Army Medical Center, on Ft. Sam Houston, in San Antonio.
I hope he has a colostomy bag, and will for the rest of his, hopefully short, life. I hear it's a real turn off for the 72 virgins, although it probably has the opposite effect on "Big Bubba" in the Big House. (Course the Big House he'd be going to, US Disciplinary Barracks, Ft. Leavenworth has no Big Bubba, at least not on death row).