March 22, 2009
by Lucas Tanglen
Lawyers for five Uighur detainees at Guantanamo Bay on Friday moved to have Defense Secretary Robert Gates held in contempt after failing to have them freed or transferred. The motions refer to a June 2008 order from the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit requiring that the Uighurs be ...[read more]
July 1, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit Monday released declassified portions of last month's decision that a US Combatant Status Review Tribunal had improperly designated a Chinese Uighur Muslim detained at Guantanamo Bay as an enemy combatant. In the opinion, Circuit... ...[read more]
July 1, 2008
by Michael Sung
Huzaifa Parhat v. Robert M. Gates, et al., US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, June 20, 2008. Read the declassified text of the decision. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]
June 23, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit Monday ordered the US government to release or transfer a Chinese Uighur Muslim detained at Guantanamo Bay, ruling that Huzaifa Parhat had been improperly designated as an enemy combatant by a US Combatant Status Review Tribunal. ...[read more]
June 23, 2008
by Michael Sung
Parhat v. Gates, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, June 23, 2008. Read the full text of the order. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]
April 6, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Sabin P. Willett: For years, lawyers for Guantanamo detainees have argued that the evidence on which their clients were held is remarkably flimsy. On Friday, April 4, 2008, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit got its first close look at the prop... ...[read more]
April 4, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
Lawyers for the US Department of Justice defended the six-year detention of Huzaifa Parhat, a Chinese Uighur Muslim, at Guantanamo Bay in oral arguments before the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit Friday. The US claims Parhat is an enemy combatant due to his ties with the East Turk... ...[read more]
May 14, 2007
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Special Guest Columnist Jonathan Hafetz, Counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, says that DOJ-proposed restrictions on lawyers representing Guantanamo detainees would chill communications between lawyers and their clients, suppress information ...[read more]

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