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Jury Deliberates Case of Lawyer Accused of Helping Terrorist

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Jury Deliberates Case of Lawyer Accused of Helping Terrorist

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Jury Deliberates Case of Lawyer Accused of Helping Terrorist

Jury Deliberates Case of Lawyer Accused of Helping Terrorist

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Lawyer Lynne Stewart defended a convicted terrorist, and now face charges of helping him communicate with his followers. Her supporters say this wouldn't have happened in a pre-Sept. 11 world and it's a dangerous precedent to attorney-client privilege. NPR's Margot Adler reports.

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