Quimbee logo
DMCA.com Protection Status

United States v. Hamidullin

888 F.3d 62 (2018)

Case BriefRelatedOptions
From our private database of 26,900+ case briefs...

United States v. Hamidullin

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

888 F.3d 62 (2018)

Facts

The conflict in Afghanistan began in 2001 as an international armed conflict between a United States-led coalition and the Taliban-controlled Afghan government. In 2002, the Taliban lost control, but the United States remained in Afghanistan helping the new government combat the Taliban. By 2009, the conflict shifted from an international conflict between two governments to a non-international conflict between the Afghan government and Taliban insurgents. Former Russian intelligence officer Irek Hamidullin (defendant) led a group of insurgents in an attack against an Afghan Border Police post. The Afghan police and American soldiers captured Hamidullin and detained him. Ultimately a US federal court indicted Hamidullin for acts during the attack, and he was convicted and sentenced to multiple life sentences. Hamidullin appealed, arguing he was entitled to combatant immunity under the Third Geneva Convention and common law.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Floyd, J.)

Dissent (King, J.)

What to do next…

  1. Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.

    You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 541,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Berkeley, and Northwestern—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students.

    Unlock this case briefRead our student testimonials
  2. Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.

    Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students.

    Learn about our approachRead more about Quimbee

Here's why 541,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:

  • Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 26,900 briefs, keyed to 983 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
  • The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
  • Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
  • Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.

Access this case brief for FREE

With a 7-day free trial membership
Here's why 541,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:
  • Reliable - written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students
  • The right length and amount of information - includes the facts, issue, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents
  • Access in your class - works on your mobile and tablet
  • 26,900 briefs - keyed to 983 casebooks
  • Uniform format for every case brief
  • Written in plain English - not in legalese and not just repeating the court's language
  • Massive library of related video lessons - and practice questions
  • Top-notch customer support

Access this case brief for FREE

With a 7-day free trial membership