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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Ohlin
Boumediene v. Bush
Citation:553 U.S. 723 (2008)
Following Rasul, which was decided on statutory grounds, Congress passed legislation to strip federal district courts of their jurisdiction to hear petitions for writs of habeas corpus and to provide an alternative substitute process. In Petitioners are aliens designated as enemy combatants and detained at the United States Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Petitioners present a question whether they have the constitutional privilege of habeas corpus, a privilege not to be withdrawn except in conformance with the Suspension Clause.
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