Kiyemba v. ObamaPetition for certiorari denied on April 18, 2011
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|10-775||D.C. Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2010|
Issue: 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.
Plain English Summary:
- Uighurs' plea denied (Lyle Denniston)
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- Petition of the day (Conor McEvily)