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Less Disorder in the Court: The Supreme Court’s Decision in Boumediene v. Bush

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Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher(s): Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace; New York Times Company

Author(s): Richard A. Epstein

Funder(s): Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace

Funder(s): Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace

Series: Hoover Digest

Topic: Justice (Judgments and sentences)

Keywords: Boumediene v. Bush; Law and Justice; Guantánamo

Type: Report

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

The Supreme Court’s decision in Boumediene v. Bush was correct, but on the wrong grounds. In addressing whether non?U.S. citizens detained outside the United States are entitled to habeas corpus, the court passed up an opportunity to clarify the law. .