Jose Padilla, et al. v. John Yoo

Hamid Jabbar

Case Conclusion Date:May 2, 2012

Practice Area:Appeals

Outcome:Decided May 2, 2012

Description:Former Bush White House attorney John Yoo has been sued for his role in crafting "torture memos." On January 22, 2010, Hamid Jabbar joined Hirad D. Dadgostar and Dawinder Sidhu on an amicus brief before the Ninth Circuit on behalf of former California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, Stanford's Deborah Rhode, and other noted legal ethics scholars. The scholars seek an order affirming the district court's denial of Yoo's motion to dismiss.