Military judge approves next pre-trial hearing for Major Hasan case
FORT HOOD, Texas -- At the request of prosecutors and defense counsel for Maj. Nidal M. Hasan, a half-day administrative hearing will begin at 10 a.m. Feb. 2 in the Lawrence J. Williams Judicial Center.
Both parties in the case of the United States vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan will go on the record in open court before Military Judge Col. Gregory Gross to litigate pending motions brought by defense. The newest motions concern discovery and a continuance. Other motions may also be filed by either side for litigation at this hearing, and the military judge may also put other matters on the record at the hearing.
The accused is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.