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Other Decisions Decision 06-1195 (12/06/2008)

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Date: 06/12/2008

Subject: The Supreme Court has stated again the groundings of habeas corpus. According to the Court, the fact that a person is convicted in the prison of Guantanamo and is considered as a “fighting enemy” by Federal laws, does not deprive him from the Constitutional right to appeal against the illegality of his detention before National Courts

Parties: Boumediene et al e Bush, President of the United States, et al

Original language: English

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Equality - Art. 20 Equality - Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal

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