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Constitutional Topic: Martial Law - The U.S. Constitution Online ...

www.usconstitution.net/consttop_mlaw.html

The President, however, is commander-in-chief of the military, and it has been ... In these times, Congress may decide not to act, effectively accepting martial law ...

What Exactly Is the War Powers Act and Is Obama Really Violating It ...

www.propublica.org/blog/item/what-exactly-is-the-war-powers-act-and-is-obama-really-violating-it

Jun 17, 2011 ... While presidents have long inveighed against the act, lawmakers have just as ... used the War Powers Act to end any military mission, and in 2000, the ... of war is or what specifically commander in chief means, it gets murky.

It's not clear that Donald Trump understands the relationship ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/09/08/its-not-clear-that-donald-trump-understands-the-relationship-between-the-president-and-the-military/

Sep 8, 2016 ... “Have you lost faith in the military commanders? ... what he would do if the military refused to carry out his orders to commit acts of torture or target civilians. ... Bear in mind, the president's role as commander in chief was the ...

"Authority of Congress and the President to Use Armed Force and ...

www.virginia.edu/cnsl/images/Turner-Gtown-War_Powers_2008.ppt

The Authority of Congress and the President to Use Armed Force ... The Commander in Chief has no Army or Navy to “command” unless they are first created ... The acts of such an officer, as an officer, can never be examinable by the courts.”.

Marine who criticized Obama on Facebook: I wish I could take it ...

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Apr 25, 2012 ... Last month, a three-member military panel recommended that he be booted .... orders) and National Defense Authorization Acts of 2006 and 2007. ... President of the United States is Commander-in-Chief of its armed forces.

Act on the Defence Forces - Finlex

www.finlex.fi/en/laki/kaannokset/2007/en20070551.pdf

Jan 22, 2008 ... 1) the military defence of Finland, including the following: .... provided for in more detail by the commander of each garrison or brigade-level unit. ..... the President in Government session, the Chief of Defence is entitled to be ...

The Presidency and the Bureaucracy

www.csr.utexas.edu/personal/williams/lecture-notes-unit-3-us-online.htm

To be effective the president must rely on his powers to persuade Congress to go ... 1) Commander in Chief of armed forces (remember, this does not give him .... most probably each state s legislatures, and would act as the most informed of ...

Campbell v. Clinton - US Court of Appeals - DC Circuit

www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/opinions.nsf/1F7F789290A4B74485256F1800659772/$file/99-5214a.txt

Nor can they allege that the Act will nullify their votes in the future in the same ..... When President Clinton committed armed forces to the attack on the Federal ..... of the President's constitutional powers as Commander in Chief of the Armed ...

Liberia's Security Sector Legislation - DCAF

www.dcaf.ch/content/download/35603/526423/file/DCAF_Liberia_Legislation.pdf

Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF),. Geneva, Switzerland ... An Act to Amend the Provisions of the New Executive Law to Provide for the .... President. This encouraged cronyism, a lack of professionalism , accountability ...... Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Liberia. The president ...

The President and Targeted Killing | S.J. Quinney College of Law

www.law.utah.edu/the-president-and-targeted-killing/

Dec 4, 2014 ... Constitutional Art II Powers & Authorization for the Use of Military Force. The President's constitutional authority makes him “Commander in Chief of the Army ... Zone One is the area in which “the President acts pursuant to an ...