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Legal News: Gonzales Subpoena, Padilla Trial

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Legal News: Gonzales Subpoena, Padilla Trial

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Legal News: Gonzales Subpoena, Padilla Trial

Legal News: Gonzales Subpoena, Padilla Trial

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The House Judiciary Committee has served Attorney General Alberto Gonzales with a subpoena demanding documents relating to the firing of eight U.S. attorneys. Also, a federal judge has refused to dismiss terrorism charges against alleged al-Qaida operative Jose Padilla. Dahlia Lithwick, legal analyst for Day to Day and the online magazine Slate, talks with Alex Cohen about these developments.

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