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Justices Appear Split Over Immigrant Detention Case

Law360, New York (November 30, 2016, 10:02 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared divided Wednesday as they considered whether certain detained immigrants are entitled to bond hearings, with some members of the court raising due process issues and others taking a more skeptical approach.

The high court heard arguments in Jennings v. Rodriguez, a class action suit where the Ninth Circuit had ruled detained immigrants have to be given bond hearings if they’re held for six months. In the high court, a typical divide surfaced between the justices viewed as more liberal and...
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