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Negusie v. Mukasey

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-499 5th Cir. Nov 6, 2008
Mar 3, 2009 8-1 Kennedy OT 2008

Issue: Whether the provision of the Immigration and Naturalization Act that prohibits the granting of asylum to individuals found to have themselves engaged in persecution applies to those who were compelled to do so by threats of deaths or torture.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 8-1, in an opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedy on March 3, 2009.

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