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Doe v. Bush
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
323 F.3d 133 (2003)
A group of military servicepeople, parents of servicepeople and members of the U.S. House of Representatives (plaintiffs) sought a preliminary injunction preventing President George W. Bush and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld (defendants) from launching a war against Iraq, alleging that the war would be an unconstitutional overreach of executive authority. The district court dismissed the complaint. The group appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Lynch)
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