Lawful Military Support to Civil Authorities in Times of Crisis

JURIST Forum, May 2, 2013

3 Pages Posted: 4 May 2013

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Kevin H. Govern

Ave Maria University - Ave Maria School of Law

Date Written: May 2, 2013

Abstract

JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern of the Ave Maria School of Law reveals the history behind recent changes to law and policy which will affect the involvement of military forces with civilian domestic law enforcement.

Keywords: Military Support, Civil Authorities, Department of Defense, Posse Comitatus, Insurrection Act, Law Enforcement, Domestic Disturbance, Disaster Assistance

JEL Classification: H56

Suggested Citation

Govern, Kevin H., Lawful Military Support to Civil Authorities in Times of Crisis (May 2, 2013). JURIST Forum, May 2, 2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2260314

Kevin H. Govern (Contact Author)

Ave Maria University - Ave Maria School of Law ( email )

1025 Commons Circle
Naples, FL 34119
United States
(239) 687-5390 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://https://www.avemarialaw.edu/faculty/kevin-h-govern/

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