Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, March 1.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Dean v. United States. Douglas Berman has our preview.

Al-Marri v. Spagone

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-368 4th Cir. Not Argued Mar 6, 2009 TBD TBD OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether Congress, in passing the Authorization for Use of Military Force after September 11, authorized the indefinite military detention of a legal immigrant seized on domestic soil whom the government alleged to have conspired with al Qaeda to carry out attacks against the United States.

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Judgment: Vacated in a summary disposition order on March 6, 2009.

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