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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
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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. ยงยง 2241-2253; 2254; 2255
Defendant(s) Commander W.R. Paulette
Donald H. Rumsfeld
Plaintiff Description Saudi Arabian national, U.S. expatriate
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se Yes
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
Filing Year 2002
Case Closing Year 2004
Case Ongoing No
2:02-cv-00439-RGD-JEB (E.D. Va.)
NS-VA-0005-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/11/2006
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Stipulation of Dismissal
NS-VA-0005-0001.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 09/15/2004
Judges Doumar, Robert George (E.D. Va.)
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

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