Memo from Pres. George W. Bush to
U.S. Sec’y of Defense Donald Rumsfeld
Re: Trasnfer of Detainee Jose Padilla
U.S. v. Padilla
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  • The memorandum from Pres. Bush to Sec’y of Defense Donald Rumsfeld authorizing the transfer of control of detainee Jose Padilla to the U.S. Attorney General. The memorandum supersedes the President’s June 9, 2002 designation of Padilla as an ‘enemy combatant.’

    (November 20, 2005)

    Pres. Bush transfers control of detainee Jose Padilla from U.S. military to Attorney General
     

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