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BREAKING NEWS ~ Federal judge to accept Moussaoui guilty plea

[JURIST] AP is reporting that US District Judge Leonie Brinkema has scheduled a Friday hearing [AP story] to accept the guilty plea [JURIST report] of 9/11 terror suspect Zacarias Moussaoui [JURIST news archive].

3:31 PM ET - The order noting that "the court finds that the defendant is fully competent to plead guilty to the indictment" is now online [PDF].

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