Eric Rudolph sentenced to life in prison for bombings

[JURIST] As part of a plea deal reached in April [JURIST report], Eric Rudolph [Wikipedia profile] was sentenced Monday to life in prison without parole for his role in the 1998 bombing of an abortion clinic in Birmingham, Alabama [Court TV backgrounder]. Rudolph has also pleaded guilty to three bombings in the Atlanta area, including an attack at the 1996 Summer Olympics. Victims of the Birmingham attack spoke out at Monday's sentencing [AP report]. AP has more.

 

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