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Legal News
30 Jun 2008
by Andrew Gilmore

[JURIST] Unknown bombers made unsuccessful assassination attempts on the lives of five Iraqi appeals court judges Monday. The five judges - Ali al-Alaq, Suleiman Abdullah, Ghanim Janab, Alaa al-Timimi, and Hassan Fouad - are all members of the al-Rasafa Court of Appeal in eastern Baghdad. While all five were unharmed … [read more]

Legal News
21 Nov 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina

[JURIST] The US federal judge who presided over the Zacarias Moussaoui [JURIST news archive] terrorism conspiracy case suggested from the bench Tuesday that she might order a new trial for a Muslim cleric convicted of soliciting treason, saying that she could no longer trust representations made by the US government … [read more]

Legal News
26 Apr 2006
by Jeannie Shawl

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit [official website] has ordered [PDF text] US District Judge Leonie Brinkema to hold hearings on whether the National Security Agency [official website] used warrantless domestic wiretaps [JURIST news archive] to gather evidence against an Islamic scholar convicted of encouraging Muslims … [read more]

Legal News
13 Jul 2005
by David Shucosky

[JURIST] Ali al-Timimi [Wikipedia profile; advocacy website], an Islamic scholar from Fairfax, Virginia, was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after he was convicted of soliciting others [JURIST report] to levy war against the US, inducing others to aid the Taliban, and inducing others to use firearms in violation of … [read more]

Legal News
27 Apr 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts

[JURIST] Members of the US Senate Intelligence Committee [official website] told senior Bush administration officials Wednesday that lack of disclosure regarding enforcement of the Patriot Act was hurting efforts to renew 15 key provisions set to expire at the end of this year. Senators noted public concerns about govermment spying … [read more]

Legal News
26 Apr 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts

[JURIST] A prominent Islamic scholar was convicted Tuesday by a Virginia jury on 10 counts [indictment PDF; JURIST report] of encouraging his followers to fight a holy war against the US and join the Taliban in the wake of the September 11 terror attacks. Ali al-Timimi [pro-al-Timimi profile; Support Committee … [read more]

Legal News
24 Sep 2004
by Chris Buell

A Muslim lecturer in Virginia has been indicted based on alleged links to a jihad network broken up last year and his supposed support for violence against the US. Ali al-Timimi was charged Thursday by the US Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia with telling a group of … [read more]

Legal News
24 Sep 2004
by Rebecca Wolford

Friday's New York Times includes features about the Florida Supreme Court declaring that Gov. Jeb Bush violated separation of powers when he signed a law to keep Theresa Schiavo alive, the sticky problem of illegal immigration, Ali al-Timimi's indictment on charges that in the days after the Sept. 11 attacks … [read more]

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