Three weeks after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments over a preliminary injunction in Doe v. Mattis, the same panel returned to hear a second round of arguments over another preliminary injunction in the same case. And no, we still haven’t reached the merits.
Latest in Detention
When the D.C. Circuit hears oral argument in Doe v. Mattis this Friday morning, the central question before it is whether John Doe’s unusual circumstances fall within the scope of the Supreme Court’s 1936 Valentine decision or, instead, its 2008 Munaf decision.
On April 19, Judge Tanya Chutkan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an opinion in Doe v. Mattis on the government's proposed transfer of John Doe. The court unsealed the opinion on Monday:
Enjoining the Transfer of a US-Saudi Citizen to Saudi Arabia: A Doe v. Mattis Update and Initial Preview
Can the U.S. government transfer a dual U.S.-Saudi citizen, without his consent, from U.S. military custody in Iraq to Saudi custody in Saudi Arabia?
Judge Tanya Chutkan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has issued a preliminary injunction enjoining the transfer of John Doe, an American citizen held in U.S. military custody in Iraq, to Saudi custody.
The ACLU has filed a response to the government's notice of its intent to transfer John Doe, an American held in U.S. military custody in Iraq.
Earlier today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral argument in Doe v. Mattis, the case of a dual U.S.-Saudi citizen (John Doe) detained in Iraq by the U.S. military.
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 questions before Judge Chutkan in the case of the U.S. citizen and alleged Islamic State fighter held in military detention.
Did John Doe go to Syria to be a journalist or to fight for the Islamic Sate?