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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Monday, June 19, 2017

Opinion limiting Bivens actions for post-9/11 detentions

Justice Kennedy delivered the opinion of the Court in part in Ziglar v. Abbasi. Other parts of the opinion were joined by the Chief Justice and Justice Alito. Justice Thomas concurred in part and concurred in the judgment. Justice Breyer filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Ginsburg joined. Justices Sotomayor, Kagan, and Gorsuch did not participate.

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