Articles by Abbie VanSickle on theintercept.com
Hamid Hayat was convicted in 2006 of attending a terror training camp in Pakistan but a federal judge has issued an order on "serious questions" about the competency of his trial lawyer.
Hamid Hayat didn’t want to believe that his closest friend was a paid government agent. Then, awaiting trial, he learned Naseem Khan would be the star witness against him.
The government’s case against Hamid Hayat relied on the testimony of a troubled FBI informant — whose own mother said he was “a bagful of lies.”