Negusie v. Mukasey
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Nov 6, 2008
|Mar 3, 2009||8-1||Kennedy||OT 2008|
Issue: Whether the provision of the Immigration and Naturalization Act that prohibits the granting of asylum to individuals found to have themselves engaged in persecution applies to those who were compelled to do so by threats of deaths or torture.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 8-1, in an opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedy on March 3, 2009.
Briefs and Documents
- Brief for Petitioner Daniel Girmai Negusie
- Brief for Respondent Michael B. Mukasey, Attorney General
- Reply Brief for Petitioner Daniel Girmai Negusie
- Brief for the American Jewish Congress and the American Jewish Committee in Support of Petitioner
- Brief for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty and 16 Religious and Religious Freedom Organizations in Support of Petitioner
- Brief for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Support of Petitioner
- Brief for Scholars of International Refugee Law in Support of Petitioner
- Brief for Advocates for Human Rights in Support of Petitioner
- Brief for Human Rights First, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Human Rights Watch, and the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants in Support of Petitioner