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Guantanamo Bay Case

On June 28, 2004, the Supreme Court decided the Rasul, Hamdi, and Padilla cases, ruling that people being held by the United States as enemy combatants can challenge their detentions in American courts. Click on the following links to read the three opinions:
News & Articles
Retired Military Officers Say Supreme Court Took Important Step in Accepting Guantanamo Prisoners' Cases (10 Nov. 2003) 
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They felt called to Guantanamo Bay case, Chicago Daily L. Bull., Nov. 24, 2003   More >> 

In the Rasul case -- which challenged the indefinite imprisonment of non-U.S. citizens held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba -- Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP filed pro bono amicus briefs supporting the detainees at the petition stage and on the merits. The amicus brief on the merits, filed on behalf of a group of retired military officers, and all of the other merits briefs are accessible through the links below.



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