Published on October 23, 2008 | by LawNews

Prof. Eric Lane Co-Authors Amicus Brief with Yale and Berkeley Scholars

Professor Eric Lane along with Yale Law Professor William Eskeridge, Jr. and University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall Law School Professor Daniel A. Farber submitted an amicus brief in the case of Al-Marri v. Pucciarelli, a habeas corpus action. The purpose of the brief is to convince the U.S. Supreme Court that neither of two statutes, the Authorization for Use of Military Force Joint Resolution, nor the USA Patriot Act, authorizes the indefinite detention of persons seized in the U.S. as enemy combatants.

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