Ninth Circuit Denies Rehearing in Al-Kidd v. Ashcroft

I blogged my reaction to the panel opinion, on the constitutionality of material witness detention for terrorism purposes, here: al-Kidd v. Ashcroft: Is Pretextual Use of the Material Witness Statute Unconstitutional?:. The opinions concerning the denial of rehearing are here. I think there’s a good chance the Supreme Court would agree to hear this case. Stay tuned.