Chang says he also asserted his right to a speedy trial repeatedly over the years, citing South African court filings in which Chang at one point consented to being extradited either to the U.S. or Mozambique, “as long as progress is made in the matter,” and his counsel gave notice a month before he finally was extradited that he would seek dismissal on speedy trial grounds.
“Mr. Chang’s circumstance is the epitome of ‘unnecessary delay’ and warrants dismissal,” the defense says.
Chang is represented by Adam Ford and Arthur Kutoroff of Ford O’Brien Landy LLP.
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