The Supreme Court will discuss whether or not to continue the case of al-Marri during conference on Friday, March 6, according to the Supreme Court’s docket sheet.

Among other things, Al-Marri charges that his detention without formal charges represents an unconstitutional breach of habeus corpus. Last week, the Obama administration formally charged Al-Marri and motioned the Supreme Court to have his case dismissed.

The justices may decide to release their decision as early as Friday afternoon or they may opt to release it on Monday when they ordinarily releases decisions from Friday conferences. The fact that some justices may choose to author opinions concurring with or dissenting from the judgement may make it more likely that the judgement will be released on Monday.


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