Sniper Suspect Faces Important Pre-Trial Test In a Fairfax, Va., courtroom, teenage sniper suspect Lee Malvo faces an important legal battle. At issue is whether his confession to police -- made without a lawyer present -- can be heard by the jury when Malvo is tried later this year in one of the Washington-area sniper killings. NPR's Brian Naylor reports.
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Sniper Suspect Faces Important Pre-Trial Test

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Sniper Suspect Faces Important Pre-Trial Test

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Sniper Suspect Faces Important Pre-Trial Test

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In a Fairfax, Va., courtroom, teenage sniper suspect Lee Malvo faces an important legal battle. At issue is whether his confession to police — made without a lawyer present — can be heard by the jury when Malvo is tried later this year in one of the Washington-area sniper killings. NPR's Brian Naylor reports.