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Case Name Yaser Esam Hamdi v. Rumsfeld NS-VA-0005
Docket / Court 2:02-cv-439 ( E.D. Va. )
State/Territory Virginia
Case Type(s) National Security
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Over/Unlawful Detention
Terrorism/Post 9-11 issues
National Origin/Ethnicity
Arab/Afgani/Middle Eastern
Causes of Action Habeas Corpus, 28 U.S.C. §§ 2241-2253; 2254; 2255
Defendant(s) Commander W.R. Paulette
Donald H. Rumsfeld
Plaintiff Description Saudi Arabian national, U.S. expatriate
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Habeas relief
Source of Relief Litigation
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year 2004
Case Ongoing No
Additional Resources
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Links Guest Post: New Resource — Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse FISA Archives
Just Security
Posted: Jun. 26, 2014
By: Margo Schlanger
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2:02-cv-00439-RGD-JEB (E.D. Va.) 12/11/2006
NS-VA-0005-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Stipulation of Dismissal 09/15/2004
NS-VA-0005-0001 PDF | Detail
Judges Doumar, Robert George (E.D. Va.)
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Dunham, Frank W. Jr (Virginia)
NS-VA-0005-0001 | NS-VA-0005-9000
Kamens, Geremy C. (Virginia)
Shelton, Larry W. (Virginia)
Defendant's Lawyers Garre, Gregory G. (District of Columbia)
NS-VA-0005-0001 | NS-VA-0005-9000
Leonard, Lawrence Richard (Virginia)
NS-VA-0005-0001 | NS-VA-0005-9000
Other Lawyers None on record

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