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Should the five defendants charged with masterminding the 9/11 attacks be tried in military or civil court?

Military court, because their attacks were an act of war against the United States.
76% (2757 votes)
Military court, because the defendants should not be given a federal forum in which to air their views on U.S. policies.
14% (497 votes)
Civil court, because the attacks were a violation of federal criminal law.
7% (265 votes)
Civil court because it has been eight years since the attacks and there needs to be some closure.
3% (101 votes)
Total votes: 3620


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  1. These terrorists should be tried in Military court not in civil court. These crimes were an act of war and should be treated as such. We don't need to spend our money on lawyers for them rather spend the money to fight further acts of terrorism.

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