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Florida Professor Acquitted of Key Terrorism Charge

The U.S. government fails to make its case in court that a former Florida professor helped lead a Palestinian terrorist group. In one of the biggest courtroom tests yet of the Patriot Act's search and surveillance powers, the jury acquits Sami al-Arian on eight of the 17 counts against him and deadlocks on the others. WUSF's Steve Newborn provides details of the trial.

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