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Predicting a Detainee Win at the D.C. Circuit

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

In the wake of the Almerfedi decision, the question necessarily arises whether any detainee might plausibly expect to prevail in front of the D.C. Circuit. In the defense bar, disgusted, head-shaking despair is the order of the day. So I’m going to go out on limb–way, way, way out on a limb–and do the unthinkable: I’m going to predict a detainee win at the D.C. Circuit.

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