Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Kiyemba v. Obama

Petition for certiorari denied on April 18, 2011
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-775 D.C. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2010

Issue: Whether a judicial officer of the United States, having jurisdiction of the habeas corpus petition of an alien transported by the executive to, and held at, an offshore prison, has any judicial power to direct the prisoner's release.

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