Negusie v. Mukasey

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Nov 6, 2008
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
8-1
Author
Kennedy
Term

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.

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