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The Supreme Court questions whether former Attorney John Ashcroft can be held personally liable for detaining a US citizen under harsh conditions without charges

James A. Cohen on Bloomberg Law, August 05, 2011

Bloomberg Law qouted Fordham Law's James A. Cohen in its January 20, 2009, coverage of Supreme Court case on whether former Attorney John Ashcroft can be held personally liable for detaining a US citizen under harsh conditions without charges.

"There is more than one issue working there. Part of the issue happens when you are at the Supreme Court level is: each side is arguing different, not necessarily contradicting positions.