The convictions of four men for conspiring to bomb New York synagogues vindicated the post-9/11 strategy of using an informant to identify individuals deemed likely to engage in terrorism and encourage them up to the point of arrest, legal experts said.
Jurors deliberating in the case of four men accused of trying to bomb New York synagogues were sent home for the weekend after finding a transcript of a recorded phone conversation that hadn’t been accepted as evidence.
The judge in the trial of four men accused of planning to bomb New York synagogues refused to declare a mistrial, then dismissed a juror who said she might not be able to ignore a document she saw by mistake.
Bail was denied for three of four men accused of plotting to blow up New York synagogues and attack aircraft at a military base with heat-seeking missiles. The fourth wasn’t eligible for pretrial release because of his immigration status.