Hillary Concerned About "Due Process Issues"

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NY Times, JTA and others - September 14, 2000

U.S. Senate candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said she is concerned about the use of secret evidence in the case of Jonathan Pollard, the former U.S. naval analyst serving a life sentence in a U.S. prison for spying for Israel.

In a televised debate, her Republican opponent, Rep. Rick Lazio, sidestepped the question of whether he believed Pollard should be pardoned and criticized President Clinton for not yet making a decision whether to grant Pollard clemency.

The New York Times (09/14/00) quotes Mrs. Clinton as saying, "The question for me is around the due process issues concerning the way that he (Pollard) was sentenced."

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