October 25, 2012
by Keith Herting
A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Washington on Wednesday sentenced a convicted terrorist to a 37-year prison sentence for a 1999 plot to blow up the Los Angeles International Airport. Ahmed Ressam, an al Qaeda-trained terrorist, was convicted of plotting to blow up ...[read more]
February 3, 2010
by Jay Carmella
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday vacated and remanded the 22-year prison sentence for so-called millennium bomber Ahmed Ressam, finding that the district court's failure to follow proper sentencing guidelines resulted in an inappropriately lenient sentence. R... ...[read more]
December 4, 2008
by Eric Firkel
A federal judge on Wednesday re-issued a 22-year prison sentence for so-called millennium bomber Ahmed Ressam. Judge John Coughenour of the US District Court for the Western District of Washington first sentenced Ressam to 22 years in 2005 for plotting to blow up Los Angeles Internation... ...[read more]
May 19, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
United States v. Ressam, US Supreme Court, May 19, 2008. Read the full text of the opinion. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]
January 16, 2007
by Ryan Olden
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Wednesday overturned the 22-year sentence of Ahmed Ressam, convicted of attempting to blow up Los Angeles International Airport on the eve of the millennium. The court reversed Ressam's conviction for carrying explosives while committing a fel... ...[read more]
January 13, 2006
by Krista-Ann Staley
Canada has deported Samir Ait Mohamed, an Algerian terror suspect accused of plotting to blow up the largely Jewish Montreal neighborhood of Outremont, to an undisclosed location Wednesday. Canadian authorities detained Mohamed when he attempted to enter the US in 2001, three weeks after... ...[read more]
August 27, 2005
by Tatyana Margolin
The US government has said that it will appeal a 22-year sentence given to Ahmed Ressam, an Algerian convicted of planning to kill travelers at Los Angeles International Airport on New Yearís eve in 1999. In delivering Ressamís sentence, Judge John C. Coughenour of the Western District of... ...[read more]
July 27, 2005
by Tom Henry
Ahmed Ressam, known as the millennium bomber for plotting to blow up Los Angeles International Airport on New Year's Eve 1999, was sentenced to 22 years in prison by federal judge John Coughenour Wednesday. US border officials caught the 38-year-old Algerian with nitroglycerin in t... ...[read more]

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