The Posse Comitatus Act and Related Matters: A Sketch

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This report examines instances, as approved by Congress, where circumstances warrant a departure from the general rule of the Posse Comitatus Act, wherein the military is typically prevented from direct involvement in civilian affairs.

Creator(s): Elsea, Jennifer K.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: August 21, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Elsea, Jennifer K.

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: August 21, 2012
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This report examines instances, as approved by Congress, where circumstances warrant a departure from the general rule of the Posse Comitatus Act, wherein the military is typically prevented from direct involvement in civilian affairs.

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9 pages.

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