September 10, 2014
by William Helbling
A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Tuesday resentenced convicted terrorist Jose Padilla to 21 years in prison. Judge Marcia Cooke resentenced Padilla after the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled in 2011 that Padilla's 17-year sentence was too ...[read more]
December 11, 2012
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The mother of US citizen and convicted terrorist Jose Padilla on Monday filed a complaint with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IAHCR) for torture and unlawful detention. The petition was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Yale Law School Lowenstein ...[read more]
September 19, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On September 19, 2011, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled that the 17 year sentence given to Jose Padilla for charges related to terrorism was too lenient. Federal prosecutors had appealed the sentence given by the district court after the court reduced his sentence based on ...[read more]
April 24, 2012
by Julia Zebley
US citizen and convicted terrorist Jose Padilla filed a petition for certiorari with the US Supreme Court on Monday, appealing the dismissal of his lawsuit against US officials for allegedly illegally detaining him at a military jail in South Carolina. Padilla's lawsuit claims nominal monetary ...[read more]
January 30, 2012
by Cynthia Miley
On January 30, 2007, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit reinstated a conspiracy charge against alleged terrorist Jose Padilla, reversing a lower court decision that the charge duplicated two other counts against Padilla and his co-defendants. The Eleventh Circuit rejected the ...[read more]
January 24, 2012
by Brandon Gatto
The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Monday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by US citizen and convicted terrorist Jose Padilla, who alleged that he had been illegally detained at a military jail in South Carolina. Claiming nominal monetary redress against Secretary of ...[read more]
October 27, 2011
by Jamie Reese
The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit heard arguments Wednesday in an appeal by US citizen and convicted terrorist Jose Padilla to reinstate his unlawful detention suit against several government officials. Padilla, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), filed an ...[read more]
September 19, 2011
by John Paul Putney
The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled Monday that a 17-year sentence was not enough for Jose Padilla, convicted on terrorism-related charges. Padilla and co-defendants Adham Hassoun and Kifah Jayyousi had appealed their convictions, and federal prosecutors appealed the sentence ...[read more]
August 15, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On August 15, 2007, jurors began deliberations in the trial of Jose Padilla and co-defendants Adham Amin Hassoun and Kifah Wael Jayyousi. All three defendants were accused of conspiring to murder US nationals, conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, and providing material support to ...[read more]
June 8, 2011
by Zach Zagger
US citizen and convicted terrorist Jose Padilla, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Wednesday appealed the dismissal of his lawsuit against government officials over his detention in a military prison. The ACLU filed the appeal in the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth ...[read more]

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