Six Justice Court to Decide Liability of Officials for Post 9/11 Detention

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This report discusses a Supreme Court case regarding whether men detained after 9/11 by federal authorities can sue the individual officials involved in their arrest and detainment that was due to be heard by a six justice court due to the death of Justice Scalia and the recusements of two other justices.

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Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. March 7, 2017.

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This report discusses a Supreme Court case regarding whether men detained after 9/11 by federal authorities can sue the individual officials involved in their arrest and detainment that was due to be heard by a six justice court due to the death of Justice Scalia and the recusements of two other justices.

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Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Six Justice Court to Decide Liability of Officials for Post 9/11 Detention, report, March 7, 2017; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1042300/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.