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INS v. St. Cyr

Docket No.: 00-767
Certiorari Granted: Jan 12 2001
Argued: April 24, 2001
Decided: June 25, 2001

Topics:

28 USC 2241-2255 (habeas corpus), Civil Rights, Deportation, 212(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Administrative Procedure, Article I, Constitutional Law, Death Penalty, Deportation, Discrimination in Employment, Due Process, ERISA, Eleventh Amendment, Equal Protection Clause, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Hobbs Act, IIRIRA, Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act, Immigration and Nationality Act, Immigration and Naturalization, Jurisdiction of Federal Courts, Natural Resources, RICO, Suspension Clause, Title VII, habeas, habeas corpus, immigration, immunity from suit, judicial review, preemption, sovereign immunity

PartyNames: Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Enrico St. Cyr
Petitioner: Immigration and Naturalization Service
Respondent: Enrico St. Cyr

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Citation: 229 F.3d 406
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Immigration and Naturalization Service
v.
Enrico St. Cyr
533 U.S. 289 (2001)
Question:

Do the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 and the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 strip district courts of their jurisdiction under the general habeas corpus statute to entertain St. Cyr's challenge? Do the AEDPA and IIRIRA deny relief under section 212(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 to aliens who would have been eligible for such relief at the time of their convictions?

INS v. St. Cyr
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 24, 2001

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for St. Cyr, 4 vote(s) against
Opinion By:
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