Munaf v. Geren, 553 U.S. 674 (2008), is a United States Supreme Court case where the court unanimously concluded that the habeas corpus statute, 28 U.S.C. § 2241(c)(1), extends to U.S. citizens held overseas by American forces subject to an American chain of command, even if acting as part of a multinational coalition.
Holding: (1) The habeas statute extends to American citizens held overseas by American forces operating subject to an American chain of command. The government's argument that the federal courts lack jurisdiction over the detainees ' habeas petitions in such circumstances because the American forces holding Shawqi ...
Apr 14, 2008 ... The Brennan Center represents two United States citizens, Shawqi Omar and Mohammad Munaf, who have been detained by the United States in Iraq for more than two years, and whose cases were heard in the Supreme Court in March 2008. On June 12, 2008, the Supreme Court issued its decision in ...
Mar 25, 2008 ... In 2005, Mohammad Munaf was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping by U.S. military officers acting as part of a multinational force in Iraq. Munaf's sister petitioned on his behalf for habeas corpus in the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia. Soon after the petition was filed, Munaf was informed that he ...
Aug 11, 2003 ... Case opinion for US 4th Circuit ROUSE v. LEE. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.
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Tasmanian Giant Freshwater Crayfish - Astacopsis gouldi - This crayfish is the world's largest freshwater invertebrate. In the past, individuals of over 11 lbs and over 31" have been known, but individuals over 4.4 lbs are rare. Due to habitat loss & over fishing, it has unfortunately become an endangered species.