All Writs Act

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A (writ of) mandamus is an order from a court to an inferior government official ordering the government official to properly fulfill their official duties or correct an abuse of discretion. (See, e.g. Cheney v. United States Dist. Court For D....

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A few years after coming to the United States, Jacob Denedo enlisted in the Navy and soon after became a lawful permanent resident. See Denedo v. United States, 66 M.J. 114, 118 (C.A.A.F. 2008). Approximately eight...

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Oral argument: Mar. 25, 2009

Appealed from: The Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (Mar. 11, 2008)

MILITARY LAW, ALL WRITS ACT, COLLATERAL REVIEW, CORAM NOBIS

Jacob Denedo, a member of the Navy and a permanent resident of the United...