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  • In April 2009, U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema told lawyers she would rule “soon” on whether to dismiss a criminal contempt case against Sami Al-Arian, a longtime Palestinian activist.

  • She said she might order a new trial in another high-profile terror case - northern Virginia Islamic scholar Ali al-Timimi, convicted of soliciting treason for urging followers to join the Taliban after the Sept. 11 attacks.

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