Idris v. Obama; forthcoming scholarship

October 7, 2009

1. Idris v. Obama (D.D.C. Oct. 6, 2009)

Judge Lamberth has granted the government’s motion to dismiss a habeas petition brought on behalf of GTMO detainee Idris, on the ground that counsel lacks authorization to represent Idris.  The opinion, posted here, emphasizes that Idris on five occasions refused to meet with counsel.

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