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- Extrajudicial detention, U.S. : Situations where the Executive Branch of the United States government has detained individuals without the authority of the judicial branch of government; there have been many cases going back to through the early history of the nation, sometimes during overt war, and, perhaps better known at present, directed against non-national threats.
- Hamdan v. Rumsfeld : A 2006 decision by the Supreme Court of the United States, stating that there was no basis for trying, by U.S. military commission, a person captured in combat with U.S. allies on foreign soil, and turned over to U.S. forces
- Hamdi v. Rumsfeld : A 2004 opinion by the Supreme Court of the United States, which held that a U.S. citizen, captured in a combat zone and alleged to be bearing arms against the United States, still was entitled to a judicial hearing to determine if he was an enemy combatant subject to military, rather than civilian, law
- Letter of marque : A government authorization which allows a private ship to act as a ship of war in naval engagements with the ships of another nation.
- Rumsfeld v. Padilla : Decided in 2004, a Supreme Court of the United States ruling that a specific court did not have jurisdiction over the habeas corpus petition of a U.S. citizen, arrested by U.S. law enforcement on U.S. soil, but designated an enemy combatant by the President and put into military extrajudicial detention