[JURIST] The US Senate [official website] voted Tuesday to reject an amendment [S AMDT 1064] to the National Defense Authorization Act for 2012 [SB 1867, PDF] that would have struck a provision authorizing the president to use "all necessary and appropriate force" to detain individuals suspected of terrorism. The amendment, authored by Senator Mark Udall and proposed by Senator Rand Paul [official websites], suggested to institute a timeline to allow further study and investigation on the issue of counterterrorism by…

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