September 19th, 2011
01:02 PM ET

Appeals court says Padilla's 17-year terror sentence too lenient

A federal appeals court has thrown out the 17-year sentence given to Jose Padilla, convicted of conspiracy by aiding terror groups overseas. The court upheld Padilla's convictions but said the sentences imposed by a federal judge were too lenient.

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  1. Jazzzzzzzz

    This Padilla guy got off easy. Oh well. I was diagnosed with diabetes. I took a special 4 day class in the evenings to help me. My case isn't too bad. I just take a small pill of Glucovance and my sugar level normalizes within 4-6 hours. No more cakes,chips,cokes, etc. I'm going to fight this thing. No more red punch either.

    September 19, 2011 at 1:22 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. banasy©

    The appeals court set aside the punishment?

    Jazzzzzzz doesn't have diabetes.
    That's her lovely troll.

    September 19, 2011 at 1:34 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  3. RUFFNUTT ( Somalian pirate & fisherman )


    September 19, 2011 at 1:34 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Whoa

    At least I hope it's her troll. Jazzzzzz?

    September 19, 2011 at 1:59 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  5. fernace

    I agree with the appeals court, 17 years is too lenient! Life in prison would befit preventing terrorist attacks that cause so much death & suffering!!

    September 19, 2011 at 3:28 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  6. Dr. Mumbai

    ___ G aWol Bu$h + Dick Cheney = WAR CRIMINALS !! ___

    September 19, 2011 at 3:44 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  7. banasy©

    I talked to Jazzzzzzz.
    Thankfully, she's fine.

    September 19, 2011 at 4:14 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  8. pj

    Jose Padilla was held in solitary confinement for so long he is now completely insane. He is incapable of human contact. You can do whatever you want to him now. It won't make any difference.

    September 19, 2011 at 5:01 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  9. Karma Police

    This is what you get when you mess with us.

    September 19, 2011 at 5:14 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  10. Dywlf

    Sure can't be the ninth circuit, they would have said to harsh.

    September 19, 2011 at 6:40 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  11. geeeeeatoouuut

    the mexicans are even taking all the good terrorism jobs

    September 19, 2011 at 8:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  12. s kel

    yeah RUFFNUT maybe ill get my Gates BBQ now.

    September 19, 2011 at 9:07 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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