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After 2½ years in jail, trial for alleged pirate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For 2½ years, a Somali man has languished in jail, waiting for his trial on piracy charges to begin — even though the judge in the case says he's not a pirate and has concluded that the lengthy pretrial lockup violates his constitutional rights. "It's embarrassing for a nation committed to the rule of law to have someone sitting in jail for 30 months without a trial," said...

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