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|Born||Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro|
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
|Alma mater||Trinity Washington University|
|Children|| • Nancy|
|Member of||9-11/Joint Congressional Inquiry|
|Hedges v. Obama||Daniel Ellsberg|
John Michael McConnell
US Department of Defense
United States of America
|13 January 2012||28 April 2014||The plaintiffs challenged the 2012 NDAA contending that indefinite detention on "suspicion of providing substantial support" to groups such as al-Qaeda and the Taliban was so vague as to allow unconstitutional, indefininte detention of civilians based on vague allegations. The Court of Appeals struck down an initial agreement, and the US Supreme Court concurred, arguning that the plaintiffs could not prove they would be affected by the law, so had no standing to contest it.|
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House Minority Leader +, House Minority Whip +, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives +, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 12th district +, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 8th district + and Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 5th district +