Criminal Procedure keyed to Saltzburg
Hamdi v. Rumsfeld
Petitioner Hamdi was captured in Afghanistan shortly after 9/11. Hamdi is an American citizen, and was classified as an “enemy combatant.” After a period of petitions, motions, and counter-motions, Hamdi filed for a writ of habeas corpus. The Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Michael Mobbs, issued a response, outlining the Government’s position. The district court found the “Mobbs declaration” insufficient in supporting the Government’s case.
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