Hicks has yet to be re-charged after the lapse of his original 2004 charges [text, PDF] in the wake of the US Supreme Court's finding in June of last year that US military commissions originally established by President Bush to try Guantanamo detainees were unconstitutional and required Congressional authorization. Hicks was originally detained in Afghanistan while allegedly fighting for the Taliban. ABC News has more. CBS News has additional coverage.
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