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Ghailani had right to speedy trial, not detainment

Ghailani had right to speedy trial, not detainment

October 29, 2013


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Last Thursday, a Manhattan federal appeals panel ruled that the five-year detention of a convicted terrorist was not an unconstitutional delay in his right to a speedy trial. Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani was captured in 2004 by Pakistani forces, under indictment for complicity in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in ...