prisoner of war

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Note: This article addresses the international humanitarian law, or law of war. For information on immigration and links to the 1951 Convention and 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees, see the article about Immigration.




This case comes before the Supreme Court more than four years after the most violent act of terrorism ever committed on American soil. See Brief for the Respondents in Opposition at 2. The September 11th attacks occurred on Tuesday, September 11, 2001...