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Topic - Allan Sharrett
A civil liberties group filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of an ex-Marine who was detained in a psychiatric facility after posting anti-government messages on Facebook, using the case to criticize a program that looks for veterans who may have become extremists.
Circuit Court Judge Allan Sharrett noted the government's case was "devoid of any factual allegations" and ordered the man's immediate release.
Judge Allan Sharrett said at the time that the government's case was "so devoid of any factual allegations that it could not be reasonably expected to give rise to a case or controversy."