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Criminal – Terrorist Affiliation – Sentencing (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds an Arab-American’s conviction on nine criminal counts arising from his affiliation with an al-Qaeda terrorist cell in Medina, Saudi Arabia and his participation in plans to commit terrorist attacks in the U.S., including assassination of the U.S. President; however, the panel reverses defendant’s 30-year prison sentence because the district court erred ...