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Saddam Hussein’s Lawyers Ask A U.S. Federal Court
To Stay His Execution in Iraq

In Re: Saddam Hussein
    December 29, 2006

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  • Saddam Hussein’s U.S. Lawyer
  • U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys

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  • Special Coverage: War in Iraq
  • Geneva Convention
  • An American lawyer files an application in U.S. Federal Court seeking to stay Saddam Hussein’s pending execution. The attorney argues that Iraq’s former authoritarian leader should be able to defend himself in a civil lawsuit filed by the family of the late Aziz Al-Sayed Jassim Ali Rasheed, an Iraqi journalist, seeking damages for his reported torture and murder under the alleged direction of Hussein.

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