Friday, October 12, 2018

Argument analysis: Are there limits to the government’s power to detain immigrants without a hearing?


Jennifer Chacon on SCOTUSBlog recaps the arguments in the Supreme Court in Nielsen v. Preap, an immigrant detention case.  Among other things. Professor Chacon sees Chief Justice Roberts as possibly looking for a middle ground that limits the U.S. government's position that a noncitizen can be placed in detention years after release from state custody.


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