“Trump Calls Terrorism Trial Process ‘a Joke’, Despite Hundreds of Convictions” The New York Times

The New York Times reports that in the aftermath of the recent terrorist attack in Manhattan, Donald Trump critiqued the terrorism trial process calling it a joke, despite the extremely high conviction rate. Karen Greenberg pointed out that attackers in deadly plots are “rarely caught alive” and said that “transparency, due process and a fair trial are far more important to the legitimacy of the justice system than harsh sentences or conviction rates.”

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