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No Bivens-Type Claim for Terrorist (access required)

Convicted terrorist Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen, and his mother, may not sue for legal and equitable relief based on Padilla’s prior military detention as an “enemy combatant”; the 4th Circuit upholds the district court decision refusing plaintiffs’ request for a declaration that defendant government officials’ policies were unconstitutional, an order enjoining Padilla’s future designation ...