Supreme Court Denies Detainee Appeals
This morning, in a brief session, the Supreme Court released a single opinion, granted two cases for argument next term and turned down seven different appeals by terrorist detainees being held at Guantanamo. As I mentioned in a previous post, most of this litigation stemmed from the Court’s decision in Boumediene v. Bush where detainees were granted habeas rights. Then, the Court stated that it | Read More »
Will Supreme Court Hear Guantanamo Cases?
Today, at their weekly conference, the Court will again be presented with the opportunity to take up a series of cases regarding detainees at Guantanamo, and a related terrorism case. Other than Obama’s fist pumping regarding recent victories in the war on terror- despite this Administration denying reality and dropping the “war” moniker- we do not hear too much about terrorism. With the economy dominating | Read More »