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There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday.
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Khadr v. Obama

Petition for certiorari denied on May 23, 2011
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-751 D.C. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2010

Issue: (1) Whether a district court considering a habeas corpus petition may give conclusive effect to the government’s assertion that the individual is unlikely to be tortured if transferred to another country? (2) Whether Section 242(a)(4) of the Immigration and Naturalization Act bars judicial review of claims under the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Forms of Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment except in appeals from final orders of deportation, and if so construed, whether Section 242(a)(4) violates the Equal Protection Clause or the Suspension Clause.

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