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Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’

SCOTUS Blog: “Congress’s War Crimes Power at Issue”

A post on SCOTUS Blog by Lyle Denniston reports that, on Tuesday, the D.C. Circuit Court voted to review congressional authority to apply war crime laws to terrorist acts that took place prior to the enactment of the laws making such acts criminal. The decision to review arises directly from the case against Ali Hamza […]

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Appeals Court Reverses Habeas Decision

Yesterday, March 29, 2011, The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reversed a lower court’s decision  to release Yemeni detainee Uthman Abdul Rahim Mohammed Uthman, who has been held at Guantanamo since 2002. Late last year, a lower court judge ruled that the government had not shown that Uthman was a member of […]

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