Given a chance to sway the jury that will decide whether he lives or dies, Maj. Nidal Hasan declined Tuesday to give a statement or present reams of evidence compiled by several defense experts over the past three years.
Hasan can give a closing argument Wednesday, but because he offered no evidence during the sentencing phase of his trial, he will be limited in what he can say if he chooses to speak. Hasan was convicted on Friday of 45 counts of premeditated murder and attempted premeditated murder. He could get the death penalty.
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