Al Marri v. Spagone

January 21, 2009

* Al Marri v. Spagone (S. Ct. No. 08-368) (Petitioner’s Brief)

SCOTUSBLOG’s Lyle Denniston, has an overview has the details as well as a link that will get you to al-Marri’s brief.  One of the interesting questions here is whether the Obama administration will move to moot this case, either by repatriating Al Marri to Qatar or by shifting him into the civilian criminal justice system (ala Jose Padilla).  At the moment, they have till late February to decide, at which point the respondent’s brief will be due. Read the rest of this entry »