'Enemy Combatant' Padilla Found Guilty

A federal jury in Miami has found Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen arrested in Chicago, guilty of conspiracy to murder and terrorism support charges. After deliberating for little more than a day, the jury returned the verdict which has a maximum penalty of life imprisonment. In many ways Padilla is a test case for President Bush's legal war on terror since the attacks of September 11th. The White House reacted swiftly to the verdict issuing a statement saying, "We commend the jury for its...Full Story
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