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Back to Basics: Habeas Corpus Procedures and Long-Term Executive Detention
The lesson from the Hamdi plurality and the Court in Boumediene is not that all hearsay is admissible in an executive-detention habeas action, but rather that the district courts should exercise their discretion in determining ...
Bagram, Boumediene, and Limited Government
The United States’ prison at Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan is the latest front in the battle over the extraterritorial reach of the Constitution. Habeas litigation on behalf of Bagram detainees has begun establishing how ...
Guantánamo in the Supreme Court: Welcome Back, Welcome Back, Welcome Back
(Northern Illinois University College of Law, 2008-03)
Boumediene v. Bush is the latest of the Guantánamo detainee cases to make it to our nation’s highest court, and it will be the third time that the Justices take a metaphorical tour of Guantánamo in order to sort out some ...