Federal appeals court reinstates terror financing indictments against seven

[JURIST] The US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Monday overturned a lower federal court ruling and reinstated indictments against seven people from Los Angeles accused of providing "material support" to a group defined as a "terrorist organization" by the State Department which was involved in activities supported by the Saddam Hussein in Iraq. The lower court judge had found the 1996 terror financing law unconstititional. Read the Ninth Circuit opinion here [PDF]. AP has more.



 

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