After 89 witnesses and more than 600 pieces of evidence, prosecutors in the court-martial of Maj. Nidal Hasan rested their case Tuesday, far earlier than originally predicted.
The speedy pace of the trial, in which Hasan faces the death penalty on 45 counts of premeditated murder and attempted premeditated murder, is largely due to the passive stance of Hasan, who is acting as his own attorney and only cross-examined three witnesses over 11 days.
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