June 5, 2005: Umer Hayat, 48, and his son, Hamid Hayat, 23, of Lodi are arrested by the FBI and jailed.
June 7, 2005: Criminal complaints are filed in Sacramento federal court charging Hayats with lying to the FBI about alleged terrorist ties.
June 16, 2005: Federal grand jury indicts the Hayats on charges of making false statements to the FBI about alleged terrorist ties.
July 1, 2005: Reacting to defense request for a speedy trial, and over objections of prosecutors, U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. sets an Aug. 23 trial date.
July 6, 2005: Prosecutors file a motion to stop speedy trial clock and vacate the Aug. 23 trial date.
July 15, 2005: Burrell denies the motion to delay the trial.
Aug. 4, 2005: Prosecutors again file a motion to stop speedy trial clock and vacate the trial date.
Aug. 8, 2005: Over objections of defense lawyers, Burrell grants a government motion to vacate the trial date and stops the speedy trial clock for 60 days.
Sept. 22, 2005: U.S. Attorney McGregor Scott announces that a federal grand jury returns a superseding indictment charging Hamid Hayat with providing material support to terrorists, along with the false statement charges against the Hayats that were in the first indictment.
Oct. 6, 2005: Prosecutors file a motion to keep speedy trial clock stopped at the expiration of Burrell’s Aug. 8 order.
Oct. 7, 2005: Over objections of defense lawyers, Burrell grants a government motion and keeps speedy trial clock stopped for another 90 days.
Jan. 6, 2006: Over objections of prosecutors and at request of defense lawyers, Burrell set a Feb. 14 trial date.
Jan. 26, 2006: Grand jury returns a second superseding indictment splitting false statement charges to create an additional count against each defendant.
Tuesday: Trial scheduled to begin.
— Scripps-McClatchy News Service