U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan sentenced Ahmed Ghailani to life, calling the attacks “horrific.” He also ordered Ghailani to pay $33 million in restitution.
The same outcome was expected for Ahmed Ghailani as if he were convicted on all counts — life imprisonment at his sentencing Tuesday.
Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan repeatedly told a lawyer for Ahmed Ghailani that he didn’t understand his arguments at a hearing Thursday.
Lawmakers voted last year to allow the seizure of cards after two to three years as a way to raise about $80 million and help balance the state’s budget.
A judge has denied the city’s attempt to cut short a 10-day delay in the planned layoffs of more than 150 Newark police officers.
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan allege that Ahmed Ghailani was part of an al-Qaida cell that bombed two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998.
A New York City jury has begun deliberations in the first civilian trial for a Guantanamo detainee.
A lawyer for the first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial says his client didn’t know about a plot to bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa.
The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial is a “mass murderer” who played a key role in the terrorist bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998, a prosecutor said Monday in closing arguments.
Judge Lewis Kaplan said he banned a man after prosecutors failed to show Ghailani’s CIA interrogation played no role in getting the witness to cooperate.
Former New York City police commissioner Bernard Kerik says he received a tougher sentence because the judge took his case “personally.”
Strict conflict-of-interest rules make it difficult for judges to moonlight in other legal industry jobs. But Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman agreed to loosen the rules on a case-by-case basis.
A federal appeals court says a former traffic court judge must lose his law license for going on a date with a defendant and then ruling in her favor.
Chilling testimony came on Wednesday in Cheshire home invasion murder trial. Pained jurors were forced to endure a grizzly narrative describing details of a brutal crime.
A divorced couple who says they are back together again is getting no cooperation from a New York City judge.