Panel Rejects Claims by Aliens of Unlawful Prolonged Detention

December 2009
New York Law Journal
In Turkmen v. Ashcroft, a case filed on behalf of Arab and Muslim non-citizens who were subjected to prolonged and abusive detention in the wake of 9/11, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has upheld a central claim for dismissal but has left open the possibility for holding the architects of the policy responsible.


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December 22, 2009