Federal court dismisses indictment against anti-Castro militant Brett Murphy at 11:39 AM ET
[JURIST] A federal judge dismissed the indictment [order, PDF] against anti-Castro militant Luis Posada Carriles [JURIST news archive; case materials] on Tuesday, holding that the government purposefully manipulated Carriles' statement in order to charge him with lying to immigration authorities. The government alleged that Carriles confessed to illegally crossing the Mexican border, but US District Judge Kathleen Cardone [official profile] held that the interpretation of the April interview with Carriles "is so inaccurate as to render it unreliable as evidence of defendant's actual statement."
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