The Bush administration succeeded Monday in its effort to keep the case of Jose Padilla, an American-born former enemy combatant, off the Supreme Court’s docket.
The Court denied review in Padilla’s case, as requested by the Justice Department, which argued that because Padilla is no longer in military custody, his challenge to his detention as an enemy combatant is moot. But statements from the justices indicated that his case was a close call.
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