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Sedition Trial Defendants Given Two Weeks to File Motions for Dismissal of Case

September 22, 1946
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The 26 defendants in the abortive Washington sedition trial, which ended abruptly Nov., 1944, with the death of the presiding judge, today received two weeks during which they can file motions for dismissal of conspiracy charges.

At the end of the two-week period the defendants, who include some of the foremost anti-Semitic leaders in the country, will attempt to have the case dismissed, while the Justice Department will argue for a new trial to begin in December.

The Non-Sectarian Anti-Nazi League last night sent a telegram to Attorney General Tom Clark protesting against a reported plan to drop charges against the accused.

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