The Agony of Waiting
They would have won their cases, but the government has 30 days to appeal the judge's decision. Sometimes, the prosecuting attorney will wait until the last day to appeal. Then the detainee can wait up to six months for the decision from the appeal board. However, if the government chooses not to the appeal, the detainees will be released.
Even though they have won their cases, they can't be too happy until they're out of custody.