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High Court Hears Arguments on Detention Law

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High Court Hears Arguments on Detention Law

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High Court Hears Arguments on Detention Law

High Court Hears Arguments on Detention Law

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The Supreme Court reviews a 1996 law that orders non-citizens convicted of some crimes to be held without bond while a court decides whether to deport them. Opponents say it violates due process. The government says it's needed for public safety. NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports.