Al-Odah v. United StatesPetition for certiorari denied on April 4, 2011
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|10-439||D.C. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2010|
Issue: (1) Whether the Federal Rules of Evidence and 28 U.S.C. Â§ 2246 limit the admissibility of hearsay in a habeas corpus case challenging indefinite imprisonment, potentially for life; (2) whether a preponderance of the evidence standard, rather than a clear and convincing evidence standard, is sufficient under the Due Process Clause of the Constitution and 28 U.S.C. Â§ 2241 to support a ruling in favor of indefinite imprisonment, potentially for life.
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