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Report: New Orleans judge orders release of seven defendants, halts prosecutions

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A New Orleans judge Friday ordered the release of seven indigent defendants who have spent four months in jail without legal representation, according to a report on NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune.

Criminal District Court Judge Arthur Hunter stopped the prosecutions of the men, though the charges are not dismissed.

Prosecutors have filed an appeal and judge Hunter allowed 10 days for the motion to be lodged.

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