On Friday, the D.C. Circuit ruled in Qasim v. Trump that circuit precedent in Kiyemba v. Obama does not preclude Guantanamo detainees from claiming procedural due process violations. The ruling reverses the district court's ruling below and remands the case for consideration on the merits of the claim. The ruling is below.
Latest in Detention: Law of: D.C. Circuit Development
Document: Judge Tatel Issues Extended Concurrence in D.C. Circuit’s Denial of En Banc Habeas Hearing
On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied a motion for an initial en banc hearing in Qassim v. Trump. Judge David Tatel issued an extended concurrence, questioning the Circuit Court’s adherence to habeas precedent. The full order, with the concurrence, is below.
On Monday, Khalid Ahmed Qassim filed a motion for en banc review of Judge Thomas Hogan’s May 10 denial of a petition for habeas relief.
The dissent in the D.C. Circuit’s ruling in Doe suffers from a self-defeating logical error.
What to make of the court's split decision.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will hear oral argument on Thursday in the case of an American citizen detained in Iraq by the U.S. military. Here’s where the proceedings stand so far.
The D.C. Circuit heard arguments in Al-Alwi v. Trump on March 20, considering the legality of the detention of Moath Hamza Ahmed al-Alwi under statutory and constitutional authority.
The D.C. Circuit will hear oral argument on Moath Hamza Ahmed al-Alwi’s latest challenge to his detention at Guantanamo Bay on Tuesday: here’s the current state of the proceedings.
The response was filed on Friday, in the habeas case of Al-Warafi v. Obama. Have a look:
On December 30, the outgoing Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Senator Dianne Feinstein, sent a letter to the White House.
The document---which was released earlier today---overviews a number of proposed reforms to U.S. interrogation, detention and other practices, the idea being to give effect to recommendations made in the SSCI's torture report.
The Senator's letter says, in full:
December 30, 2014