Guantanamo: Litigation: D.C. Circuit

Nashiri Files Cert Petition in Habeas Case

By Quinta Jurecic
Monday, March 20, 2017, 2:16 PM

Counsel for Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri in the Guantanamo detainee's habeas case have filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court appealing the decision made by the U.S. Court of Appeals last August, which denied Nashiri's petition for a writ of mandamus to dissolve the military commission convened to try him. The declassified petition and and appendix contain new information on Nashiri's treatment while in CIA custody and are both available below.