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Lawyers Move to Have Padilla Charges Dismissed

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Lawyers Move to Have Padilla Charges Dismissed

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Lawyers Move to Have Padilla Charges Dismissed

Lawyers Move to Have Padilla Charges Dismissed

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The lawyers representing accused terror operative Jose Padilla are asking a judge to dismiss the case against him. They say their client was tortured and brutalized while in a military brig in South Carolina.

They're presenting new evidence, including powerful photos and a videotape of Padilla being forced to wear sensory-deprivation gear.