Appeals court to redo terror case hearing that went unrecorded

In an unprecedented mulligan, the federal appeals court in Chicago decided to redo oral arguments in a local terrorism case after it was revealed earlier this week that court personnel failed to record the initial hearing, according to an article that appeared in The Chicago Tribune on June 6. The article notes that the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals made the surprise announcement on Friday, one day after the court clerk made headlines by acknowledging his staff had “screwed up” in not recording the audio of historic arguments over whether attorneys for Adel Daoud should be allowed to view confidential surveillance documents filed in the case.

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