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Zadvydas v. Davis

Docket No.: 99-7791
Certiorari Granted: Oct 10 2000
Argued: February 21, 2001
Decided: June 28, 2001
Consolidated with: No. 00-38

Topics:

Immigration and Naturalization, Immigration, Nationality, or Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Acts, as amended, Civil Rights, Deportation, Administrative Procedure, Death Penalty, Due Process, Fifth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act, Immigration and Nationality Act, Immigration and Naturalization, National Labor Relations Act, expatriation, habeas, habeas corpus, immigration, judicial review, murder, patent, probable cause

PartyNames: NOTICE: This opinion is subject to formal revision before publication in the preliminary print of the United States Reports. Readers are requested to notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D. C. 20543, of any typographical or other formal errors, in order that corrections may be made before the preliminary print goes to press. ZADVYDAS v. DAVIS et al.*
Petitioner: Zadvydas
Respondent: Davis

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 185 F.3d 279
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Zadvydas
v.
Davis
533 U.S. 678 (2001)
Other Citations: 121 S.Ct. 2491150 L.Ed.2d 653 (533 U.S.
Question:

Does the post-removal-period statute authorize the Attorney General to detain a removable alien indefinitely beyond the 90-day removal period?

Zadvydas v. Davis
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 21, 2001

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Zadvydas, 4 vote(s) against

Zadvydas v. Davis
Case Documents

1Opinion in Zadvydas v. Davis
2Opinion in Zadvydas v. Davis
Additional documents for this case are pending review.