Detention & Guantanamo

Documents: Saifullah Paracha v. Donald J. Trump

By Victoria Clark
Friday, June 22, 2018, 11:55 AM

The government has filed a brief in opposition before the Supreme Court regarding Saifullah Paracha's petition for a writ of certiorari over whether certain statutory restrictions regarding the release or transfer of Guantanamo detainees constitute bills of attainder. Paracha, a Pakistani national who has been detained at Guantanamo Bay since 2004, initially filed his petition on Sept. 26, 2017 after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that it had no jurisdiction over Paracha's motion.

The government's brief in opposition, Paracha's petition for a writ of certiorari, and the lower court decisions are available below.