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Stabbed NY prison guard wants to see his attacker

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prison guard maimed when he was stabbed in the eye by a former Osama bin Laden aide returned to court Tuesday hoping to see his attacker at appeals arguments that could lead to a new sentencing hearing for the man, who’s serving life in prison.

“I want to see him one more time,” the guard, Louis Pepe, said outside court. “He should be here.”

Pepe, wearing a U.S. Bureau of Prisons shirt, arrived in a wheelchair at the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, where two judges considered whether Mamdouh Mahmud Salim should be ordered to return to federal court in Manhattan for a third sentencing. Salim is housed at the U.S. Penitentiary in Florence, Colo., and appeared at an August 2010 resentencing hearing via video because he feared he would be mistreated if he were taken to court, attorney Bruce Bryan said.

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B. Bryan, "Defendant's Guide to Criminal Appeals, Review & Parole in New York," (2005)


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