Feds seek hearing on classified info in terror case
One of the defendants has already asked that the government turn over any information it has about him, including any audio or video recordings, and reveal whether electronic surveillance was used to gather evidence in the case.Posted — Updated
All eight men were charged with training for and planning acts of terrorism in the Middle East and gathering money and weapons to carry out their plan.
Kieran Shanahan, a Raleigh lawyer and former federal prosecutor,said electronic surveillance will play a key role in the case. The U.S. Attorney's Office already has filed notices that it plans to use evidence gathered through the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act against each defendant. FISA sets out how intelligence on foreign agents in the U.S., including suspected terrorists, can be gathered.
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