Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 17 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, February 22.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Hernández v. Mesa. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in McLane Co. v. EEOC. Charlotte Garden has our preview.

Al-Marri v. Spagone

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-368 4th Cir. Not Argued Mar 6, 2009 TBD TBD OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether Congress, in passing the Authorization for Use of Military Force after September 11, authorized the indefinite military detention of a legal immigrant seized on domestic soil whom the government alleged to have conspired with al Qaeda to carry out attacks against the United States.

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Judgment: Vacated in a summary disposition order on March 6, 2009.

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