Supreme Court Briefs Claim Cuban Spies Received Unfair Trial in Miami

, Daily Business Review


Nobel laureates, scholars and international organizations have flooded the U.S. Supreme Court with legal briefs in support of five convicted Cuban spies, arguing the defendants were sandbagged from the start because the Miami trial took place in a city defined by decades of anti-Castro fervor. A dozen amicus briefs focus mainly on a judge's refusal to move the trial north to Fort Lauderdale. But a brief by Howard University law professors has particularly offended the Cuban-American community, some say.

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