[JURIST] The US Department of Justice [official website] on Monday filed a motion for an emergency stay [text] in the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [official website] in an attempt to lift last week's permanent injunction [opinion, PDF; JURIST report] of portions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) [text, PDF]. The DOJ argued that Judge Katherine Forrest's ruling interpreted the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) [text] unnecessarily and may have done "irreparable harm to...

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