Today's SCOTUS Decisions
marty.lederman at comcast.net
Mon Jun 28 07:52:27 PDT 2004
Padilla loses 5-4 on jurisdictional (i.e., venue-ish) grounds.
Hamdi wins 8-1. Hamdi gets a hearing at the least. Four would go further and essentially order release. Strongest opinion for Hamdi is by Scalia! Congress must suspend habeas to do this, he says.
GITMO detainees win 6-3.
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From: "Marty Lederman" <marty.lederman at comcast.net>
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Subject: Today's SCOTUS Decisions
> The Court issued opinions today in the following argued cases:
> No. 02-1183, United States v. Patane, per Justice Thomas, reversed and
> No. No. 02-1371, Missouri v. Seibert, per Justice Souter, affirmed
> Nos. 03-334, Rasul v. Bush, and 03-343, Al Odah v. United States, per
> Justice Stevens, reversed and remanded
> No. 03-6696, Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, per Justice O'Connor, reversed and remanded
> No. 03-1027, Rumsfeld v. Padilla, per the Chief Justice, reversed and
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