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Terror Cases Test Lawyers' Skills, Patience

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Terror Cases Test Lawyers' Skills, Patience

Terror Cases Test Lawyers' Skills, Patience

Terror Cases Test Lawyers' Skills, Patience

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Lawyers defending high-profile terrorism suspects — including accused Sept. 11 plotter Zacarias Moussaoui — find they have little access to their clients. The lawyer for Jose Padilla, accused of planning to detonate a radioactive "dirty bomb" on U.S. soil, hasn't seen him since June 6, 2002. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.