Russell Lee, Patreon Letter
March 1 - Sayfullo Saipov
after being found guilty on 28
counts now faces a penalty
phase that may result in the
death penalty for killing
eight people with a van along
the West Side Highway.
On May 4,
2022 U.S. District Court for
the Southern District of New
York Judge Vernon S. Broderick
held a conference on the case
and Inner City Press live
26, Saipov was
on all counts,
he did it to
ISIS or not.
That will be a major
in the penalty phase, on
February 21 members
media were not
only to elsewhere in
where a feed
Inner City Press,
the first of many
wrote to Judge
can have a bench in the
back, thread here.
On February 22, there was a single witness, about
On February 28 as part of the defense
case, an expert on Central Asia testified.
On March 1, the defense rested its case,
sans Saipov. Inner City Press live tweeted
OK - in Saipov death penalty trial now
defense puts in relative about Sayfullo
Saipov coming to US from #Uzbekistan
on green card.
Mother: Sayfullo decided to drive
trucks and took lessons to do so.
Federal Defender: Were you able to stay in
touch with him?
Mother: Yes, he would call me while
driving. He got married in 2012 and had
Judge Broderick asks Saipov is he'll
want to attended, on Monday, the jury
charge conference in his death penalty
case. No, he does not. Better things
to do, apparently.
This is the defense's last witness: Steven
Wein of the US Marshals Service. Federal
Defender: Do you drive Mr. Saipov to
court? Wein: I do. He travels alone, under
After a brief direct of US Marshal
Wein, no cross examination by the
prosecutors. Judge Broderick asks jurors
to step out (again) for a moment, and not
to discuss the case.
Judge: Mr. Saipov, do you want to testify?
Saipov: Not now.
The trial is ending... Judge Broderick to
the jury: Come back on Tuesday for
summations. There are cookies in the jury
room and you can take them with you. Never
say the government didn't give you
stay on the case.
case is US v.
Saipov, courtesy to Inner City
Press by Elizabeth Williams
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