Legal experts say it’s likely that a military judge will grant a request by the Army psychiatrist accused in the 2009 mass shooting at Fort Hood to dismiss his military attorneys and represent himself at his upcoming court-martial.
Maj. Nidal Hasan faces a potential death sentence on 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of premeditated attempted murder. Fort Hood officials said Wednesday that Hasan has asked a military judge to “to waive his right to counsel and proceed pro se.”
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