Nov. 10, 2005

NYCLU Files Appeals Brief In Support Of Release Of Jose Padilla

NYCLU Files Appeals Brief In Support Of Release Of Jose Padilla June 14, 2005 'ACLU' - - The New York Civil Liberties Union today joined with the American Civil Liberties Union and two of its affiliates in calling for the release of Jose Padilla from military detention where he's been held as an 'enemy combatant' for 3 years. The NYCLU filed an amicus brief in US Court of Appeals (Read the full brief here) for the Fourth Circuit challenging the government's action in detaining Padilla, an American citizen, in military custody without formally charging him and bringing him to trial in accordance with law." ....cont.

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