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Judge Grants Hao Zhang Additional Freedoms with Prosecutors’ Consent
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Judge Grants Hao Zhang Additional Freedoms with Prosecutors’ Consent

By Sharon Simonson A federal magistrate judge has agreed to allow Chinese Professor Hao Zhang the right to leave his Mountain View apartment from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily to permit him to buy food and complete other household errands and chores. Zhang’s wife, Fan Liping, a Chinese citizen, has been with him since his May 16 arrest at the Los Angeles International Airport and has lived with him in Mountain View since he was released from federal custody July 29. Now she must return to China no later than Nov. 15 by the terms of her temporary U.S.-visitor visa. It is the second time Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins has agreed to loosen the conditions of Zhang’s house arrest. The judge previously gave permission for Zhang to leave his apartment and to use amenities on the cam...