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Bond hearing ordered for detainee in prolonged detention (access required)

Where the defendant has been held for more than one year without a bond hearing, his prolonged detention raises due process concerns. A hearing was ordered, where the government bears the burden of justifying his continued detention by clear and convincing evidence. Background This matter was initiated by petition for a writ of habeas corpus. Guamar Bafel ...