Saucier v. Katz

Donald Saucier, a military police officer, arrested Elliot Katz, who was protesting during a speech by Vice President... Continued

Chavez v. Martinez

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Rumsfeld v. Padilla

Jose Padilla, an American citizen, was arrested in Chicago's O'Hare International Airport after returning from... Continued

Hamdi v. Rumsfeld

In the fall of 2001, Yaser Hamdi, an American citizen, was detained by the United States military in Afghanistan. He... Continued

Tennessee v. Lane

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Gonzales v. Raich

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Tenet v. Doe

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Van Orden v. Perry

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Clark v. Arizona

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