Judge sets next pre-trial hearing in Hasan court marital for May 9
Fort Hood, TX (KWKT) — The next pretrial hearing in the court martial of Major Nidal M. Hasan is set to take place 10 a.m. May 9 at the Lawrence J. Williams Judicial Center at Fort Hood.
The trial judge, Colonel Tara Osborn, is expected to hear pretrial motions for a continuance until September 1st, on a defense request to appoint a media analysis expert, on a defense motion to set aside the capital referral, on the production of witnesses and other preliminary matters.
Osborn may also announce rulings from matters litigated at past hearings. Selection of a panel (the military's equivalent of a jury) remains set to begin May 29th and the trial is set to begin July 1st.