Col. Tara Osborn’s daily chores as she shepherds the bizarre court-martial of Maj. Nidal Hasan include a warning to spectators in the courtroom. Her admonition largely is aimed at the folks on the second row.
What they will see, Osborn cautions, “may provoke powerful emotions” and include graphic testimony and evidence. But, the military judge warns, outbursts will not be tolerated nor will nods of agreement or dissension.
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