New Chief Judge Named for Saddam Trial Court officials named a new chief judge to preside over the trial of Saddam Hussein, which is now due to resume Sunday.
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New Chief Judge Named for Saddam Trial

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New Chief Judge Named for Saddam Trial

New Chief Judge Named for Saddam Trial

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STEVE INSKEEP, Host:

Since the trial of the former Iraqi leader and seven other defendants began in October, it's been plagued by disruptions, accusations of government interference, the murders of two defense lawyers, and then the resignation of the chief judge. When the trial resumes, a new chief judge is expected to be in charge.

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