Federal appeals court upholds terrorism conviction of Florida doctor

[JURIST] A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [official website] on Friday voted 2-1 to uphold the conviction [opinion, PDF] of a Florida doctor who offered to treat injured al Qaeda [JURIST news archive] fighters so they could return to fighting Americans in Iraq. Petitioner Dr. Rafiq Sabir argued that 18 USC 2339B [text], the statute under which he was convicted of attempting to provide material support to a designated terrorist organization, was…

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