A terrorist serving a life sentence for the 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania has won a federal appeal, giving him the right to visit and correspond with a larger circle of friends and relatives.

In Tuesday's 45-page written ruling, Chief U.S. District Judge Marcia Krieger ruled that the FBI violated the Administrative Procedures Act by arbitrarily and capriciously prohibiting Khalfan Khamis Mohammed's contact with 32 people.

Krieger also criticized Mohammed for refusing to constructively participate with FBI agents while seeking permission to expand his list of contacts.

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