A Collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh

BREAKING NEWS ~ UK judge grants bail for 8 terror suspects

[JURIST] AP is reporting that a UK judge has granted bail for eight foreign men held without charge on terrorism suspicions. The release comes as British lawmakers engaged in a heated debate [JURIST report] over proposed anti-terror legislation in a rush to replace the existing laws, which are to lapse at midnight on Sunday. Five of the suspects were moved from Belmarsh high-security prison to an immigration center in London, where bail terms were being decided by the Special Immigration Appeals Commission [UK Court Service website]. A sixth suspect was already released, while bail was being considered for a seventh. BBC News has more.

About Paper Chase

Paper Chase is JURIST's real-time legal news service, powered by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, objectively and intelligibly in an accessible format.

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.