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02/13/2001 03:35 PM ID: 3564 Permalink   

Unabomber Denied Another Trial

 

Theodore Kaczynski, aka the Unabomber, requested a new trial, saying that his lawyer had coerced him to plead guilty to three counts of murder. He wanted to be retried by a jury, despite the risk that a conviction could result in the death penalty.

During his first trial, Kaczynski had repeatedly tried to get rid of his court-appointed lawyers to represent himself. However, he was not considered mentally sound enough to act as his own lawyer, after being diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic.

His request for a retrial was denied after the majority of the deciding judges found "there is no basis for concluding that his decision to plead guilty was influenced by improper threats, promise or deceits ...."

 
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