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Ziglar v. Abbasi: A Summary

Some will view the Supreme Court's decision curbing lawsuits against former executive officials for purported abuse of federal detainees as providing important protection against judicial Monday-morning quarterbacking. Critics will see it as another hurdle to preventing lawless actions taken in the name of national security in time of war or national emergency.

Detention: Law of: Supreme Court Development

Cert Denial Comment from Justice Breyer in Hussain

The Supreme Court this morning denied cert in the Guantanamo habeas case of Hussain v. Obama. A few weeks back, Marty Lederman flagged this case over the Just Security as likely to provoke at least one justice to write a dissenting or concurring statement in connection with the denial of cert. Marty nailed it.

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