Boumediene v. Bush

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Boumediene v. Bush presents a question to the U.S. Supreme Court about habeas corpus:[1]

  • Does the Military Commissions Act of 2006 validly deprive federal courts of jurisdiction over the habeas petitions of foreign citizens detained as enemy combatants at Guantanamo Bay?


  1. Boumediene v. Bush, No. 06-1195, consolidated with Al Odah v. U.S., No. 06-1196. Certiorari granted June 29, 2007. Ruling below: 476 F.3d 981 (D.C. Cir. 2007).