Prosecutors sought the maximum 30-year sentence for Augustin. Lenard ruled that sentencing terrorism enhancements should not apply to Augustin, who was not the leader.
The men were convicted in May of supporting al-Qaida, conspiring to wage war on the U.S. and other charges. There were two mistrials, and two other men were acquitted. All denied plotting terror attacks.
Willis Tower Unveiled
Published at 1:46 PM CST on Nov 18, 2009 | Updated at 2:00 PM CST on Nov 18, 2009