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Prosecutors ask for yet more time in resentencing of U.S. terrorist

MIAMI, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Federal prosecutors in South Florida say they have asked a judge for a few more months' delay in the resentencing of al-Qaida-trained fighter Jose Padilla.

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Padilla resentencing put off eight weeks

MIAMI, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- A U.S. judge has delayed sentencing for Jose Padilla, allowing the convicted terror plotter to have visits from his family for the first time in years.

Conviction not tossed in deportation case

MIAMI, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The Florida Supreme Court said it would not throw out the drug conviction of a man who said his lawyer didn't tell him he could be deported for pleading guilty.
CIA chief hails ex-agent's guilty plea

CIA chief hails ex-agent's guilty plea

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The CIA's chief hailed ex-agent John Kiriakou's guilty plea for leaking the name of a covert operative as "an important victory" for the intelligence community.

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Supreme Court rejects detainee appeals

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Monday declined to second-guess anti-terrorism policies, denying appeals by seven Guantanamo Bay detainees.

Padilla can't sue over interrogation

SAN FRANCISCO, May 3 (UPI) -- A U.S. appeals court ruled Jose Padilla cannot sue an ex-Bush administration lawyer who helped create policies justifying interrogation techniques used on him.

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Jose Padilla to get new sentence

Jose Padilla to get new sentence

ATLANTA, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court in Atlanta Monday ordered a new sentencing for convicted U.S. terrorist Jose Padilla, suggesting 17 years was too light.

John Yoo appeals Padilla lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Justice Department lawyer John Yoo is appealing a federal judge's ruling that Jose Padilla, held as an enemy combatant, can sue him.

Padilla fights 'enemy combatant' jailing

CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The man accused of plotting to detonate a radioactive "dirty bomb" on U.S. soil is seeking a judicial review of his long confinement as an enemy combatant.

Detainee charges abuse, seeks review

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- Lawyers for a detainee held in Charleston, S.C., allege he was systematically abused and there are videotapes to prove it.
Judge gives terror convict 17+ years

Judge gives terror convict 17+ years

MIAMI, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Miami Tuesday sentenced Jose Padilla to 17 years and four months in prison for his role in a U.S.-based terror support cell.
Convicted terror backers claim innocence

Convicted terror backers claim innocence

MIAMI, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Two defendants in the Jose Padilla terror trial Friday told a judge at their sentencing in Miami they were never involved in terror plots or attacks.

Padilla files suit against U.S. officials

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Convicted al-Qaida member Jose Padilla is suing 60 current and former U.S. officials for what his lawyers claim were abusive tactics used against him.

Padilla case raises attorney access issue

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. legal scholars are looking at the conviction of Jose Padilla on terror-related charges as a new model for preventative detentions.

Padilla guilty in terror trial

MIAMI, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- A federal jury in Miami found former “enemy combatant” Jose Padilla guilty Thursday in a major terror trial after a day and a half of deliberations.

Deliberations start in terrorism case

MIAMI, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The first day of deliberations in the terrorism trial of Jose Padilla and two co-defendants ended in Miami Wednesday with no verdict being reach by the jury.

Terror suspect isolated for three years

MIAMI, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Al-Qaida suspect Jose Padilla, who is being tried in Miami, was kept isolated from other humans for more than three years as part of his interrogation.

Terror prosecutors make closing arguments

MIAMI, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Three South Florida terror suspects supported radical Muslim groups that killed and maimed those they deemed enemies of Islam, prosecutors asserted Monday.

Terror defense focuses on Chechen relief

MIAMI, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Defense attorneys in Miami Thursday showed a video about aiding Muslims abroad to portray their client as supporting religious brethren, not terror.
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