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    • Susan, Kfar Saba
    • 24.03.11 | 17:32 (IST)

    Secret trials are a danger to democracy, liberty and due process. Begin closing trials and its a slippery slope. Not to even mention the lack of trial by a jury of your peers and the impossibility of most defendants to post bail and continue their life until the trial date. Closed trials are never permitted in the USA because its against the Constitution. The American founding fathers were very wise. I once walked into a courtroom and watched a rape trial. I saw the girl, no secrets.

    from the article: Katsav may commit suicide if jailed for rape conviction, warns his lawyer
    First published 13:02 24.03.11 | Last updated 13:02 24.03.11
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