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Supreme Court declines fresh review of Guantanamo detainee issueupdated: Mon Jun 11 2012 14:35:00

Appeals from seven detainees at the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba, contesting their open-ended custody, were turned aside by the Supreme Court on Monday.

Court: Former Bush official cannot be sued over 'enemy combatant' memosupdated: Wed May 02 2012 17:44:00

A convicted American terrorist plotter and his mother lost another legal round Wednesday in their efforts to hold accountable a former Bush administration official who issued legal memos supporting harsh interrogation techniques for suspected enemy combatants.

U.S. citizens who've plotted terror in Americaupdated: Sat Oct 15 2011 10:00:00

This week the U.S. Justice Department accused an Iranian-American, who allegedly has ties to Iran's elite Quds Force, of attempting to hire a man he thought was a Mexican cartel hitman to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States.

Appeals court: Convicted terror planner's sentence was too lenientupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 19:36:00

The 17-year sentence given to convicted terrorist plotter Jose Padilla was ruled too lenient by a federal appeals court on Monday, a legal victory for the Obama administration.

High court: Immigrant defendants must be told of deportation riskupdated: Wed Mar 31 2010 23:04:00

Defense attorneys have a fundamental obligation to tell their immigrant clients they face possible deportation when pleading guilty to certain crimes, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

Military concerned for detainees' sanity, records showupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 11:15:00

Newly released documents show that military personnel watching over at least two American citizens held in U.S. Navy brigs feared that the isolation and austere conditions were threatening detainees' sanity.

Attorney general argues terror case before high courtupdated: Tue Mar 25 2008 14:39:00

U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey argued before the Supreme Court on Tuesday to uphold the entire conviction of a terrorist implicated in the failed millennium bomb plot.

Attorney general plans rare appearance before high courtupdated: Wed Mar 12 2008 13:36:00

Attorney General Michael Mukasey will rely on his experience dealing with high-profile terrorism trials when he argues a case before the U.S. Supreme Court later this month.

Jose Padilla sentence previewupdated: Tue Jan 22 2008 13:28:00

Convicted terrorist Jose Padilla could face life in prison when sentenced in Miami. CNN's Susan Candiotti reports.

Law center: Little evidence of jihadists in the U.S.updated: Mon Oct 15 2007 20:05:00

Six years of investigations and prosecutions have turned up little evidence of Islamic jihadists at work in the United States, according to a study released Monday.

Jury finds Padilla guilty on terror chargesupdated: Fri Aug 17 2007 00:13:00

Former Chicago gang member Jose Padilla was found guilty Thursday of supporting Islamic terrorism overseas.

Padilla found guiltyupdated: Fri Aug 17 2007 00:13:00

Padilla found guilty Padilla Convicted of Supporting Terrorupdated: Thu Aug 16 2007 13:00:00

Jose Padilla was convicted with two co-defendants charged with supporting al-Qaeda and other Islamic extremist groups How to Botch Another Terror Caseupdated: Thu Jun 14 2007 14:40:00

This week's appeals court reversal on al-Marri shows that the Administration still hasn't got its legal act together

Commentary: Terror trial all about talk, not actionupdated: Mon May 14 2007 11:53:00

As Jose Padilla finally goes on trial, this controversial case may write one of the defining chapters in America's legal war against terrorism.

Judge: Padilla competent to stand trial on terror chargesupdated: Wed Feb 28 2007 17:59:00

Suspected al Qaeda operative Jose Padilla is mentally competent to stand trial on terrorism conspiracy charges, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

Judge drops Padilla terror chargeupdated: Mon Aug 21 2006 14:52:00

A federal judge in Miami on Monday dismissed a terror count against Jose Padilla, the U.S. citizen once identified as a "dirty bomb" suspect and detained as an "enemy combatant."

Leading conservative judge quits for Boeing jobupdated: Wed May 10 2006 14:38:00

A conservative federal judge who was a finalist for two recent Supreme Court vacancies has resigned his post to become the top lawyer at aircraft maker Boeing Corp.

Court sidesteps war powers challengeupdated: Mon Apr 03 2006 10:31:00

A divided Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from a U.S. citizen held until recently as an "enemy combatant" without traditional legal rights.

Former 'enemy combatant' denied bail updated: Fri Feb 17 2006 08:57:00

A man once labeled an "enemy combatant" was denied bail in federal court in Miami on Friday after challenging his pretrial detention.

Terror suspect's day in court delayedupdated: Fri Jan 06 2006 16:56:00

Jose Padilla, the terror suspect classified as an "enemy combatant" and held without charges for more than three years, will wait until next week to begin his defense in a civilian court.

Terror suspect Padilla appears in Miami courtupdated: Thu Jan 05 2006 15:21:00

Jose Padilla, the terror suspect dubbed an "enemy combatant" and held without charges for more than three years, was flown to Miami on Thursday and appeared briefly before a federal magistrate.

Justices order 'enemy combatant' transferupdated: Wed Jan 04 2006 16:20:00

The Supreme Court ordered terrorism suspect and U.S. citizen Jose Padilla transferred from military custody Wednesday to stand trial in Miami, Florida.

Has Bush gone too far?updated: Tue Jan 03 2006 14:21:00

In the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, White House officials were haunted by two questions. Were there other terrorists lying in wait within the U.S.? And, given how freely the 19 hijackers had been able to operate before they acted, how would we know where to find them? It didn't take long before an aggressive idea emerged from the circle of Administration hawks. Liberalize the rules for domestic spying, they urged. Free the National Security Agency (NSA) to use its powerful listening technology to eavesdrop on terrorist suspects on U.S. soil without having to seek a warrant for every phone number it tracked. But because of a 1978 law that forbids the NSA to conduct no-warrant surveillance inside the U.S., the new policy would require one of two steps. The first was to revise the law. The other was to ignore it.

Feds to high court: Allow Padilla moveupdated: Wed Dec 28 2005 09:46:00

The Justice Department on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the immediate transfer of suspected terrorist Jose Padilla to civilian custody and sharply criticized an appeals court ruling that barred the move last week.

Court rejects government request to move 'enemy combatant'updated: Thu Dec 22 2005 00:11:00

In an order questioning the Bush administration's "credibility before the courts," a federal appeals court has rejected the government's application to transfer "enemy combatant" Jose Padilla from military to civilian custody.

Prosecutors call Padilla's 'combatant' complaint not relevant nowupdated: Sat Dec 10 2005 08:09:00

The Justice Department told a federal appeals court Friday that terror suspect Jose Padilla's complaints about being held indefinitely as a "enemy combatant" are irrelevant now that criminal charges have been filed in Florida.

Pentagon IDs suspected terror accompliceupdated: Fri Dec 09 2005 07:00:00

The Pentagon recently filed court papers identifying a 27-year-old Ethiopian national as an accomplice of terror suspect Jose Padilla.

Court delays Padilla transfer from brigupdated: Wed Nov 30 2005 13:35:00

A federal appeals court on Wednesday delayed the transfer of accused terrorist Jose Padilla from a military brig to face trial in Miami.

Terror suspect Padilla chargedupdated: Tue Nov 22 2005 09:53:00

After being held for more than three years in U.S. military custody, Jose Padilla has been charged with membership in a North American terrorist support cell and with conspiracy to murder, kidnap and maim.

Appeals court hears accused 'dirty bomb' caseupdated: Tue Jul 19 2005 12:53:00

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday on whether the Bush administration has the authority to hold accused "dirty bomb" suspect Jose Padilla indefinitely until the war on terrorism ends.

Alleged dirty bomber appeals to Supreme Court -- againupdated: Fri Apr 08 2005 13:07:00

Accused "dirty bomb" terrorist and U.S. citizen Jose Padilla has again appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, challenging his indefinite military detention and his designation as an "enemy combatant."

Federal judge: Charge Padilla or release himupdated: Tue Mar 01 2005 00:46:00

Calling the case a "law enforcement matter, not a military matter," a federal judge in South Carolina has ruled that the U.S. government cannot continue to hold "enemy combatant" Jose Padilla without charging him with a crime.

Attorneys for accused enemy combatant demand U.S. prove its caseupdated: Thu Jan 06 2005 11:56:00

Attorneys for imprisoned "enemy combatant" Jose Padilla argued in federal court that their client should be charged with a crime or released.

Opportunistic use of 'enemy combatant' labelupdated: Fri Oct 15 2004 14:41:00

On Monday, October 4, the Supreme Court declined to consider a petition filed by Ali Saleh Kahlah al-Marri. Al-Marri is perhaps the least well known of the three persons who have been held in the United States as "enemy combatants."

'Enemy combatant' case delayed for a monthupdated: Mon Aug 30 2004 14:42:00

A federal appeals court Monday blocked a lower court from ordering a U.S.-born man designated as an "enemy combatant" to be released or brought to federal court by Tuesday.

Enemy combatant's lawyer in talks for release updated: Wed Aug 11 2004 19:03:00

Lawyers for a U.S.-born man designated an enemy combatant and held in military detention for more than three years are negotiating with the government to allow him to be released and leave the country.

Lawyers plan defense strategy for terror suspectsupdated: Fri Jul 02 2004 10:18:00

Lawyers for two Americans being held by the United States as terror suspects sounded an upbeat tone following meetings this week with their clients.

Lawyers demand to see third enemy combatantupdated: Tue Jun 29 2004 20:55:00

Attorneys for the third enemy combatant detained indefinitely and held incommunicado in U.S. military custody are demanding to see their client.

A mixed verdict on the terror warupdated: Mon Jun 28 2004 13:04:00

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed down a mixed verdict on the Bush administration's war against terror, ruling that U.S. and non-U.S. citizens alike seized as potential terrorists can challenge their treatment in U.S. courts.

U.S.: Suspected 'dirty bomb' plot included plan to blow up apartmentsupdated: Wed Jun 02 2004 13:20:00

The Justice Department alleged Tuesday that Jose Padilla, an American citizen held without charges in a military jail for the past two years, not only plotted to detonate a radioactive "dirty bomb" inside the United States, but he also conspired to blow up as many as 20 high-rise apartment buildings in a separate attack.

Attorney: U.S. won't give Padilla forum to defend himselfupdated: Tue Jun 01 2004 16:37:00

On Tuesday the Justice Department detailed its allegations against accused "dirty bomber" Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen who for the past two years has been held without charges as an enemy combatant. CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer spoke with Padilla's attorney, Donna Newman, following the Justice Department news conference.

Transcript of news conference on Jose Padillaupdated: Tue Jun 01 2004 13:12:00

Following is a transcript of a news conference held Tuesday by James Comey, deputy attorney general for the U.S. Department of Justice, concerning Jose Padilla.

High court hears 'enemy combatant' casesupdated: Wed Apr 28 2004 13:28:00

Government lawyers told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that the president has the legal authority to detain and interrogate suspected terrorists indefinitely without charging them regardless of whether they are arrested overseas or in the United States.

Supreme Court looks at 'enemy combatants'updated: Tue Apr 27 2004 17:46:00

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear the cases of two U.S. citizens with suspected ties to terrorism and who have been held without being charged.

U.S. defends treatment of Hamdiupdated: Tue Mar 30 2004 16:11:00

Federal courts should not be "second-guessing" the U.S. military's treatment of an American citizen captured on the battlefield in Afghanistan, the Bush administration says.

U.S. defends holding 'enemy combatant'updated: Thu Mar 18 2004 08:04:00

(CNN) -- Citing a World War II court decision, the Bush administration insisted the president has the legal authority to detain suspected terrorists, including Americans, indefinitely without criminal charges.

After 22 months, 'dirty bomb' suspect sees lawyersupdated: Wed Mar 03 2004 17:58:00

Attorneys for suspected enemy combatant Jose Padilla visited him for the first time in almost two years Wednesday at the U.S. Navy brig at Charleston, South Carolina, where the Brooklyn-born 33 year old has been held incommunicado since June 2002.

Supreme Court to hear 'dirty bomb' suspect's appealupdated: Fri Feb 20 2004 13:38:00

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide if the government can hold Americans accused of being terrorists indefinitely and without due process.

'Dirty bomb' suspect gets conditional lawyer accessupdated: Wed Feb 11 2004 17:42:00

The Defense Department announced Wednesday it has decided to grant "dirty bomb" suspect Jose Padilla access to a lawyer "subject to appropriate security restrictions."

Why an appeals court opinion on Jose Padilla is not anti-governmentupdated: Wed Jan 28 2004 13:26:00

In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit held that the president may not unilaterally arrest a U.S. citizen on American soil and hold him indefinitely in military detention as an "enemy combatant." That is, he may not do so without Congress's prior authorization for such detention.

Justice files appeals in 'dirty bomb' caseupdated: Thu Jan 15 2004 20:31:00

The Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to intervene quickly Friday in the case of whether an American citizen accused of being a terrorist can be held indefinitely and in secret by the government.

Supreme Court expands review of U.S. war on terrorupdated: Fri Jan 09 2004 15:35:00

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday expanded its review of the Bush administration's war on terror when it agreed to hear the case of a U.S.-born man captured during the fighting in Afghanistan and held incommunicado and without charges.

U.S. to ask Supreme Court to block release of suspected terroristupdated: Wed Jan 07 2004 17:52:00

The Justice Department Wednesday announced it would soon ask the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out a federal appeals court ruling that requires the government to release designated "enemy combatant" Jose Padilla from military custody.

Attorneys ask Supreme Court to reconcile combatant casesupdated: Wed Jan 07 2004 17:34:00

A recent federal appeals court ruling supports the case for a U.S. Supreme Court review of "enemy combatant" Yaser Esam Hamdi's indefinite detention, his attorney argued in a brief filed with the high court earlier this week.

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