9/11 Detainees Fight Bush Officials' Bid To Delay Litigation

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Law360, Washington (December 23, 2015, 7:04 PM ET) — High-level officials from former President George W. Bush’s administration shouldn’t get further delay from facing allegations that they contributed to the abuse of immigrants who were detained in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, a motion filed with the Second Circuit on Wednesday said.

After the Second Circuit revived their claims against ex-Attorney General John Ashcroft, former FBI Director Robert Mueller and ex-Immigration and Naturalization Service Commissioner James Ziglar — and denied a rehearing for those officials — the immigrant plaintiffs said Wednesday that the…

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