quasi in rem

Tuesday, July 06, 2004

Hamdi in action: "Lawyers have filed suit demanding the U.S. government justify its detention of nine foreign terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The challenges, filed last week in U.S. District Court in Washington, are the first since the Supreme Court's ruling last week that the prisoners may use American courts to contest their detentions. "

Federal Programs will likely handle these cases, which were filed in an attempt by the litigants to choose their forum in the United States prior to having the detainees moved into Texas or Virginia.

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