June 16, 2008
On June 12, the Supreme Court decided Boumediene v. Bush. The Court held that certain detainees currently being held at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba have a constitutional right to challenge their detention by filing habeas corpus writs and that the alternative remedy provided by Congress was not an adequate substitute. Baker Hostetler partner David Rivkin discusses the case. In a separate SCOTUScast, University of Chicago Law professor Richard Epstein also discusses Boumediene.
Oral Argument for Boumediene v. Bush - December 5, 2007:
Decision for Boumediene v. Bush - June 12, 2008: