"Acts of war are indeed different from ordinary crimes, and our current war with terrorism is indeed different from ordinary wars. I am far from certain that our government or our citizens have yet determined how to deal with these differences."
Ninth Circuit Judge Stephen Reinhardt writes - for himself, Judge Kim Wardlaw, and Chief Judge Alex Kozinski - to concur with an en banc decision remanding United States v. Ressam (2012 WL 1561001 at *30 (9th Cir.)) to district court for harsher sentencing of the "millennium bomber" defendant, who was convicted of plotting to blow up Los Angeles International Airport.
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