Russia's The Dead Hand
8 years ago
Explaining his latest reversal, Moussaoui said in an affidavit: "I was extremely surprised" by the life sentence.
"I had thought I would be sentenced to death based on the emotions and anger toward me for the deaths on Sept. 11, but after reviewing the jury verdict and reading how the jurors set aside their emotions and disgust for me and focused on the law and the evidence ... I now see that it is possible that I can receive a fair trial even with Americans as jurors."