Today's petition of the day is: 

Kiyemba v. Obama

Docket: 10-775
Issue(s): Whether a judicial officer of the United States, having jurisdiction of the habeas corpus petition of an alien transported by the executive to, and held at, an offshore prison, has any judicial power to direct the prisoner's release.

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Kiyemba v. Obama, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Conor McEvily, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jan. 27, 2011, 11:26 AM),