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Montgomery College firstname.lastname@example.org Following up on the idea of extending International Law as an alternative to war, please consider and respond to the following in the case of "People v Osami bin Ladin." 1. How shall service of process be effected upon bin Ladin? (i.e., how do we notify the defendant he has been indicted for criminal offenses?) 2. Who should serve this process and how? 3. Assuming bin Ladin does not voluntarily submit to the jurisdiction of the International Court after placing the warrant in his hands, how shall he be compelled to appear? 4. What would be a reasonable amount of bail to set for this defendant, or should no bail be set? 5. Since bin Ladin (or more specifially the Taliban) have indicated their willingness to be tried before an Islamic Court, in accordance with Islamic law, does due process require that this be done? 6. If an International Court elects to try him under current Western laws, is bin Ladin entitled to a jury of his peers? (and who might they be and how shall they be selected? Is there an international list for jury duty? 7. What quantum of evidence shall be required in order to convict? If it is the Western standard "proof beyond a reasonable doubt" can be indeed be convicted? 8. Should the prosecutor be required to produce the intelligence information and intelligence operatives in order to establish its case? Should the Court offer witness protection for those inside and outside bin Ladin's network who do testify, and if so, for how long and in what country? And who bears this expense? 9. Is bin Ladin entitled to a court appointed attorney, one who can hopefully provide an O.J. defense? Given the complexity of the case, how many attorney's is he entitled to. And how long shall they be given to prepare their defense? (remember 'speedy trial' is a right in the Western world. 10. Given the western standard of offering defendants the greatest latitude in preparing their defense, should bin Ladin be provided with access to telephones, email and other media during his pre-trial and trial stages? 11. Who bears the cost not only of the court appointed attorneys, but the cost of producing both the prosecutor's and bin Ladin's witnesses from say, Los Angeles, Jerusalem, London, Paris, Jakarta (just to name a few) and other places? 12. In the unlikely event he is convicted and imprisoned (since the current international courts avoid the death penalty), what do we do with him when his supporters threaten to spread anthrax or another medium of mass destruction upon some urban area unless he is released? Do we send the sheriff out to repeat the process?