Al-Bihani v Obama, Appeal judgment, No 09-5051, 590 F 3d 866 (DC Cir 2010), ILDC 1568 (US 2010), 5th January 2010, Court of Appeals (DC Circuit) [D.C. Cir.]
Whether congress had intended the international laws of war to limit the President’s war powers—including the power to lawfully detain—under the Authorization for Use of Military Force statute.
Whether the international laws of war represented a source of authority in United States courts.
Whether the determination of when hostilities cease was a legal or political matter.