Special Report | Jose Padilla
Jose Padilla
Jose Padilla, center, is escorted to a waiting police vechicle by federal marshals in this Jan. 5, 2006, file photo. He has been on trial in Miami for most of this year, charged with conspiring with al Qaeda to detonate a "dirty bomb" in the United States.
J. Pat Carter -- AP
MIAMI, Jan. 22 -- Jose Padilla, the former Chicago gang member originally accused of plotting with al-Qaeda to detonate a radioactive "dirty bomb" on U.S. soil, was sentenced on Tuesday to 17 years in prison on less dramatic charges.
Jury Convicts Jose Padilla of Terror Charges: Two Co-Defendants Also Found Guilty (Post, August 17, 2007, Page A01)
Prosecutors Insist on Al-Qaeda Link as Padilla Case Goes to Jury (Post, August 15, 2007, Page A02)
Defense Says Case Against Padilla Is 'Politically Motivated' (Post, August 14, 2007, Page A03)
Terrorism Suspect Portrayed as 'Slow': Calls Show Padilla Sometimes Frustrated His Alleged Handlers (Post, June 28, 2007, Page A03)
Defense Objects as Padilla Jury Sees Video (Post, June 27, 2007, Page A05)
Padilla Jurors Hear Wiretapped Calls (Post, June 9, 2007, Page A09)
Defense Cites Ambiguities in Evidence Against Padilla (Post, May 19, 2007, Page A06)
Al-Qaeda Cited Often As Padilla's Trial Opens: Prosecutors Say Suspect Formed 'Support Cell' With Ties to Group (Post, May 15, 2007, Page A03)
Opening Statements Preview Months of Evidence in Padilla Trial (washingtonpost.com, May 13, 2007; 9:54 PM)
Few Specifics Evident As Padilla Trial Nears: Prosecutor Calls Charge 'Hard to Particularize' (Post, April 23, 2007, Page A03)
Judge Refuses To Dismiss Padilla's Charges (Post, March 24, 2007, Page A09)
Judge Rules Padilla Is Competent to Stand Trial: Accused Combatant Alleges Mistreatment (Post, March 1, 2007, Page A03)
Padilla Was Deprived, Not Abused, Court Told (Post, February 28, 2007, Page A03)
Judge Orders Padilla Jail Personnel to Testify (Post, February 17, 2007, Page A17)
'04 Pentagon Report Cited Detention Concerns (Post, December 14, 2006, Page A01)
U.S. Prosecutors Move to Block Padilla's Questioning of Pentagon (Post, December 8, 2006, Page A04)
Padilla Case Raises Questions About Anti-Terror Tactics: Treatment in Brig Could Hinder His Prosecution (Post, November 19, 2006, Page A03)
Judge Won't Reinstate Padilla Charge (Post, September 15, 2006, Page A04)
Judge Agrees To Delay Trial Of Jose Padilla (Post, August 3, 2006, Page A12)
Judge Allows Padilla to See Secrets (Post, July 14, 2006, Page A12)
Padilla's Lawyers Oppose Transfer (Post, December 31, 2005, Page A04)
U.S. Defends Conduct in Padilla Case: Supreme Court Asked To Overrule 4th Circuit (Post, December 29, 2005, Page A04)
High Court Urged to Hear Padilla Case: U.S. Citizen Has Been Held Since 2002, Indicted Last Month on Terrorism Charges (Post, December 28, 2005, Page A13)
Court Bars Transfer of Padilla To Face New Terrorism Charges (Post, December 22, 2005, Page A01)
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