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Due process for double-time prisoner

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge in California denied judgment to a man who sued Alameda County officials for holding him in civil confinement for 14 years after he served his 13-year sentence for rape convictions. His due process claims are well taken but fact issues remain to determine who is at fault for judicial negligence in his long-delayed trial.

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