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Frank W. Dunham Jr., the first federal public defender for the Eastern District of Virginia, died Nov. 3 after a long battle with brain cancer. He was 64. Mr. Dunham was best known for his—and his office's—vigorous defense of terrorist suspects Yaser Esam Hamdi and Zacarias Moussaoui. Gerald T. Zerkin, a senior litigator in the public defender's ...

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