Al Maqaleh Revisited: Has Anything Changed?
In Part II I explored the application of habeas outside the U.S. to foreigners in Boumediene and Al Maqaleh. The Al Maqaleh court ended up deciding habeas does not apply to the detainees in Bagram. But the circuit court’s decision in Al Maqaleh did not mark the end of the road for the Bagram detainees in court.
A new claim was made in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on April 4, <Read More>