Lawyers from the American Civil Liberties Union and federal public defenders filed an opening brief on behalf of Jamshid Muhtorov in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Mr. Muhtorov is an Uzbek political refugee residing in the United States who was convicted in June 2018 of three counts under 18 U.S.C. § 2339B, providing material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization.
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