Rumsfeld v. Padilla
Rumsfeld v. Padilla, 542 U.S. 426 (2004)
Padilla, a US citizen, when he got back from Pakistan, was intercepted in Chicago airport as a material witness, then as an enemy combatant. The enemy combatant status comes with an undefined imprisonment without any legal resources. He did a petition by habeas corpus against the secretary of defense. The Supreme Court denied the appeal on the base that it wasn’t correctly filled.
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