Reading Room Document
Claims Arising out of the Loss of or Damage to Property Deposited by Alien Enemies with United States Marshals
The opinion concluded that United States marshals should return any property in their custody without waiting for any further orders from the President or Attorney General, and discussed the need for legislation to manage the process of resolving any claims relating to loss or damage of property.
The OLC's Opinions
Opinions published by the OLC, including those released in response to our FOIA lawsuit