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Trial Restarts Without Saddam, Defense Lawyers

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Trial Restarts Without Saddam, Defense Lawyers

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Trial Restarts Without Saddam, Defense Lawyers

Trial Restarts Without Saddam, Defense Lawyers

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Saddam Hussein's trial resumes in Baghdad, but neither the main defendant nor his attorneys are present. The deposed Iraqi leader and his lawyers say the newly appointed judge is biased against Saddam. The trial proceeded in a fairly orderly fashion without Saddam, who has disrupted previous proceedings.