Tag Archives: presumption of regularity

Judge Robertson Attacks D.C. Circuit’s Guantanamo Jurisprudence

The Constitution Project has posted a transcript of a panel discussion it hosted last week on “Boumediene‘s Legacy and the Fate of Guantanamo Detainees.”   Continue reading


Cert Petition Challenges Guantanamo Case that Divided the D.C. Circuit

Benjamin Wittes at Lawfare reported on Friday the filing of a sealed and classified cert petition challenging the D.C. Circuit’s decision in Latif v. Obama.   Continue reading

“Think of them as Mad Libs, Gitmo edition.”

In today’s New York Times, Adam Liptak writes:

Recent opinions from the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit are studded with redactions that call to mind the zany game, the one where players fill in blanks in little stories, sometimes to absurd effect. Continue reading