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Judicial Activity Concerning Enemy Combatant Detainees: Major Court Rulings [April 6, 2012]   [open pdf - 454KB]

"This report briefly summarizes major judicial opinions concerning suspected enemy belligerents detained in the conflict with Al Qaeda and the Taliban. It discusses all Supreme Court decisions concerning enemy combatants. It also addresses notable circuit court opinions addressing issues of ongoing relevance to U.S. detention policy. The report also discusses a few notable decisions by federal district courts, including criminal cases involving persons who were either involved in the 9/11 attacks or were captured abroad by U.S. forces or allies during operations against Al Qaeda and the Taliban."

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CRS Report for Congress, R41156
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2012-04-06
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