The United States Supreme Court held that aliens captured abroad and detained at Guantanamo Bay have a constitutional right to file habeas corpus petitions in federal court and that the Military Commissions Act, an attempt by Congress to strip courts of jurisdiction to hear such cases, was a violation of the Suspension Clause.
Boumediene v. Bush, 128 S. Ct. 2229 (2008).
Aliens Detained at Guantanamo Bay Have a Constitutional Right to File Habeas Corpus Petitions in Federal Court: Boumediene v. Bush,
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