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US Appeals After 'Enemy Combatant' Transfer Blocked

Law360 (April 20, 2018, 7:47 PM EDT) -- The federal government appealed Friday after a D.C. federal judge blocked it from transferring to another country a U.S. citizen whom the American military is holding in Iraq amid accusations he fought for the Islamic State militant group.

In a notice filed Friday, the government said it would seek D.C. Circuit review of the preliminary injunction that U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan issued late Thursday preventing the anonymous plaintiff from being transferred out of U.S. custody. The injunction was issued shortly before a hold on...
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