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Ashcroft v. Iqbal
Citation:556 U.S. 662, 129 S.Ct. 1937, 173 L.Ed.2d 868 (2009)
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Ashcroft v. Iqbal
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Javaid Iqbal (Respondent), a citizen of Pakistan and a Muslim, was arrested following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States. Respondent brought charges against U.S. Attorney General Ashcroft and FBI Director Mueller (Petitioners) for the adoption of unconstitutional policies that subjected Respondent to harsh conditions of confinement based on his race, religion, or national origin. Petitioners filed a motion to dismiss for insufficient allegations of their involvement.
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