At 10 a.m., the Court is scheduled to hear argument in the consolidated cases of Boumediene v. Bush (06-1195) and Al Odah v. United States (06-1196), asking whether the Constitution protects the right of alien enemy combatants held in U.S. custody at Guantanamo to seek writs of habeas corpus in federal courts. Seth Waxman of Washington, D.C., will argue for the petitioner, and Solicitor General Paul Clement will argue for the respondent. Click either of the case names above for a preview of the argument, or go directly to SCOTUSwiki.

Due to high interest in the case, the Court will release audio of the argument shortly after its conclusion. We will post a link to the audio feed as soon as it becomes available.

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