Two of the men charged with plotting to bomb an Ohio highway bridge have won a judge's permission to be released from prison isolation cells.
The attorney for 20-year-old Brandon Baxter of Lakewood says administrative segregation at a prison near Youngstown affected Baxter's ability to think clearly about his defense.
The attorney for 20-year-old Connor Stevens of Berea says keeping him locked up 23 hours a day in solitary was cruel punishment.
Judge David Dowd in Akron ordered both men released into the general inmate population.
Baxter, Stevens and two co-defendants have pleaded not guilty and face trial Sept. 17. A fifth has pleaded guilty and agreed to testify against his co-defendants.
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