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Ashcroft v. Iqbal
Citation:556 U.S. 662 (2009)
ProfessorBrittany L. Raposa
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Ashcroft v. Iqbal
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Plaintiff was detained by the FBI as part of an investigation into the September 11 terrorist attacks. Plaintiff alleged that he was subject to harsh conditions and torture during his confinement, that he was subject to these conditions because of his race and/or national origin, and that the policy of holding detainees in such conditions was approved by Defendants.
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