Case Study: Hamdi V. Rumsfeld

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Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, affirmed the authority of government to take enemy troopers, but ruled that are held in custody and are U.S citizens, they must have the right of an unsettled process such as the right to challenge their enemy solider status before an un biased authority. Bumediene v. Bush, Enemy combatant detainees at Guantanamo Bay were entitled to the 5th amendment’s protection of due process. Congress lacked the power to get rid of the federal courts of jurisdiction to entertain habeas petitions from non-citizens held at Guantanamo Bay. Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, Detainees had the right to appeal their detentions in a federal court, which was invalidated military commissions. These were established by President Bush because they were

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