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Why did Holder want death penalty?

By David T. Johnson

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 06, 2014

~~<p>On June 6, after closing arguments concluded in the penalty phase of the federal murder trial of Naeem Williams in Honolulu, Steven Mellin, the lead prosecutor in this case, told me he had &quot;just wasted six months of my life&quot; in trial and trial preparations.</p>
<p>Mellin said he was &quot;certain&quot; the jury would not sentence Williams to death.</p>
~~

On June 6, after closing arguments concluded in the penalty phase of the federal murder trial of Naeem Williams in Honolulu, Steven Mellin, the lead prosecutor in this case, told me he had "just wasted six months of my life" in trial and trial preparations.

Mellin said he was "certain" the jury would not sentence Williams to death. Login for more...



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