Law360: Justices Probe Feds’ Stance On Migrant Bond Hearing Rights

IRLI In The News

January 12, 2022

By Mike LaSusa

Several U.S. Supreme Court justices questioned the government’s bid Tuesday to undo circuit court findings that noncitizens detained for more than six months are entitled to bond hearings, citing the pervasiveness of bond rights in other contexts.

During oral arguments held in two similar cases, Justice Stephen Breyer asked U.S. Department of Justice attorney Curtis Gannon why the government contends bail hearings are not required for immigrants with pending removal proceedings when they are required for most other detained individuals.

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