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Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune.A Utah judge on Monday, November 15, 2010 ordered polygamous sect leader Warren S. Jeffs extradited to Texas to face bigamy and sexual assault charges there. Jeffs' attorneys had fought the extradition, arguing that sending Jeffs to Texas would violate his right to a speedy re-trial on accomplice to rape charges in Utah. But 3rd District Judge Terry Christiansen sided with prosecutors who argued once a governor signs an extradition orders, courts can only decide whether the papers are in order.
Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune.A Utah judge on Monday, November 15, 2010 ordered polygamous sect leader Warren S. Jeffs extradited to Texas to face bigamy and sexual assault charges there. Jeffs' attorneys had fought the extradition, arguing that sending Jeffs to Texas would violate his right to a speedy re-trial on accomplice to rape charges in Utah. But 3rd District Judge Terry Christiansen sided with prosecutors who argued once a governor signs an extradition orders, courts can...
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