Lyle Denniston Reporter
Posted Mon, April 28th, 2014 9:52 amEmail Lyle
Bio & Post Archive »Detention challenge denied
The Supreme Court turned aside on Monday an attempt to challenge the constitutionality of a 2011 law that sought to reinforce the president’s authority to order the capture and long-term detention of individuals suspected of ties to terrorism — including, potentially, U.S. citizens. The Court made no comment as it denied review of Hedges v. Obama.