Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman al Bahlul, Petitioner v. United States of America, Respondent

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United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.

Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman al Bahlul, Petitioner v. United States of America, Respondent

No. 11-1324

Decided: November 28, 2016

BEFORE: Garland,* Chief Judge, and Henderson, Rogers, Tatel, Brown, Griffith, Kavanaugh, Srinivasan,*Millett, Pillard, and Wilkins, Circuit Judges Mary R. McCormick, Esquire, Michel David Paradis, Esquire, Todd Edmond Pierce, Esquire, Counsel, Office of the Chief Defense Counsel, Washington, DC, for Petitioner. John Fichter De Pue, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Terrorism & Violent Crime Section, Ian Heath Gershengorn, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Civil Division, Appellate Staff, Francis Atwood Gilligan, Office of Military Commissions (DOD), Office of Chief Prosecutor, Lisa O. Monaco, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of the Attorney General, Steven Michael Dunne, Joseph Francis Palmer, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), National Security Division, Jeffrey Michael Smith, Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Civil Rights Division, Appellate Section, Washington, DC, for Respondent. David S. Weissbrodt, University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, MN, for Amicus Curiae for Appellant. Jeffrey T. Renz, Director, University of Montana, School of Law Criminal Defense Clinic, Missoula, MT, Agnieszka Fryszman, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, Stephen I. Vladeck, American University Washington College of Law, Elizabeth B. Wydra, Chief Counsel, Constitutional Accountability Center, Washington, DC, J. Douglas Richards, Esquire, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, New York, NY, McKenzie Ann Livingston, Esquire, Attorney, Broad and Cassel, Miami, FL, William J. Aceves, California Western School of Law, San Diego, CA, Robert Cullen Barton, Attorney, Holland & Knight LLP, Los Angeles, CA, Michael Joshua Newman, John S. Summers, Esquire, Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, Sarah Hiles Paoletti, Attorney, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Transnational Legal Clinic, Philadephia, PA, Jonathan Lewis Hafetz, Brooklyn, NY, for Amici Curiae for Petitioner. Richard A. Samp, Chief Counsel, Cory Leonard Andrews, Washington Legal Foundation, Washington, DC, James Anthony Schoettler, Jr., Attorney, Law Office of James Schoettler, Jr., Silver Spring, MD, for Amici Curiae for Respondent.


Upon consideration of petitioner's petition for partial rehearing, the response thereto, and the absence of a request by any member of the court for a vote, it is

ORDERED that the petition be denied.

Per Curiam