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Padilla Must Be Charged or Released, Judge Rules

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Padilla Must Be Charged or Released, Judge Rules

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Padilla Must Be Charged or Released, Judge Rules

Padilla Must Be Charged or Released, Judge Rules

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A federal judge rules that the government must either charge Jose Padilla with a crime or release him. The Bush administration has been holding Padilla as an enemy combatant since 2002.

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