Topics and Guests: November 5

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Why did Judge Alfred A. Delucchi (search) ban video and still cameras from the courtroom for the verdict in Scott Peterson's murder trial?

We'll get the legal lowdown from:

• Jim Hammer, former San Francisco assistant district attorney
• Laura Ingle, KFI radio reporter
• Bernie Grimm, criminal defense attorney
• Jeanine Pirro, Westchester County district attorney
• Ted Williams, criminal defense attorney

Plus, will a military offensive in Fallujah allow for free and safe elections in Iraq in January? We'll get insight from retired U.S. Army Gen. Robert Scales, and retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Donald E. Edwards.

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