Guantanamo: Litigation: D.C. Circuit

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Document: D.C. Circuit Denies Habeas Petition of Guantanamo Detainee

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Colombia circuit denied the habeas petition of Guantanamo detainee Moath Hamza Ahmed al-Alawi, upholding the ruling of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that al-Alawi is an enemy combatant who can be lawfully detained under the authority of the 2001 AUMF.

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D.C. Circuit Strikes Down Bill of Attainder Claim in Paracha v. Trump

Yesterday, in a short per curiam opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit affirmed the ruling of the U.S. District Court for the District Columbia that the lower court had no jurisdiction over a motion by Guantanamo detainee Saifullah Paracha to hold certain statutory provisions unconstitutional as “bills of attainder.” 

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