14 June 2006

Bush Administration Forum Shopping

Continuing a Bush Administration trend of moving detainees to obtain a favorable venue, the 10th Circuit has held that the Department of Homeland Security policy of moving illegal immigrant detainees from Wyoming and Montana where they are initially detained, in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, to Colorado, in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, for the purpose of benefitting from a more favorable precedent in the 10th Circuit works.

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