Hasan prosecution likely to be lengthy

Any outcome also would likely be mired in appeals, said Richard Rosen, now vice chairman of the Texas Tech University's law school and former military justice attorney at Fort Hood.

Written by: Jessica Behnham

FORT HOOD, Texas, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The prosecution of accused Fort Hood, Texas, gunman Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan likely will be a drawn-out process, military legal experts said.

A former Army staff judge advocate and military law expert told the Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram it could take two years to reach the military equivalent of a trial.

Any outcome also would likely be mired in appeals, said Richard Rosen, now vice chairman of the Texas Tech University's law school and former military justice attorney at Fort Hood.

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