Criminal Procedure keyed to Saltzburg
Padilla v. Rumsfeld
Petitioner Padilla was arrested at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport upon his return from Pakistan on a material witness warrant. Subsequently, the President issued an order declaring petitioner an enemy combatant. He was held for 18 months without contact with counsel and his family. He appealed for a writ of habeas corpus via a “next friend” Newman.
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