Robert Morgenthau Doesn’t Want to Overstate How Utterly Cataclysmic That Would Be

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"I don't want to overstate it, but I think it's . . . absurd. I think the state court system would come to a standstill." —Former longtime Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau, on holding the trials of the 9/11 plotters in Lower Manhattan [NYP]