[JURIST] Leaders in the US House and Senate on Monday evening announced that they had reached an agreement on the National Defense Authorization Act for 2012 [SB 1867, PDF] after making some modifications and adding text. The bill, which was passed by the Senate [JURIST report] in its original form earlier this month, included a controversial provision authorizing the president to use "all necessary and appropriate force" to detain individuals suspected of terrorism. President Barack Obama expressed concerns that some…

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