An instance was brought on his behalf against him and other issues that were in violation of his Constitutional rights because he was jailed for so long with no charges filed. The evening before his case would be to be heard because of the Supreme Court charges were finally filed against him. It really is believed that it was only done this that the Supreme Court will never hear the case considering that the Bush Administration will have been found guilty of wrongdoing. Ironically, no charges were filed which had to complete using the allegations of his supposed involvement to detonate a “dirty bomb.” He was charged with lesser much less specific crimes though Attorney General Ashcroft had stated when he was detained that the data against Padilla was overwhelming. Before he was set to face trial, Padilla’s attorney attempted to argue that because of the torture he was subjected to and the amount of time he was detained he had been not mentally competent to stand trial. A judge ruled he was eventually found guilty and sentenced to 17 years in prison (Martinez, 2007) that he was competent and.
On Monday April 4th, 2011 the House of Representatives reviewed the Patriot Act and voted to give it towards the 8th of December, giving the power towards the Federal Bureau of Investigation and several other federal agencies to still use roving wiretaps among other powers that overstep our rights that are constitutional. February 28th, 2011 was thought to be the past day associated with Patriot Act since no legislation that is new been passed.Read More