Hamdan v. Rumsfeld
Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, 548 U.S. 557 (2006)
The majority held that Hamdan has the right of all the protections of the third Geneva Convention, including not being a prisoner of war. The Court invalidated military commissions that were established by President George W. Bush almost entirely because they weren’t consistent with what the Congress had authorized.
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