Home  |  Hot Books!  |  Sign in  |        



Like it?
Share it!







More...
from kənˈspirəsē by Marcus M. McGrew (MMM)

Copyright © 2020–2022 Marcus M. McGrew (MMM)

Suspension of Civil authority

Two theories of martial law are reflected in decisions of the Supreme Court. The first, which stems from the Petition of Right, 1628, provides that the common law knows no such thing as martial law;223 that is to say, martial law is not established by official authority of any sort, but arises from the nature of things, being the law of paramount necessity, leaving the civil courts to be the final judges of necessity.224 By the second theory, martial law can be validly and constitutionally esta...


Join for free or sign in to read the rest!





Marcus M. McGrew (MMM) is accepting feedback on this chapter.

Would you like to be a part of it?

Sign in or join to offer your feedback and constructive criticism.

FAQ: I don't feel "qualified" to give feedback. Can I still provide it?





Read books      FAQ      Contact me      Terms of Use      Privacy Policy

© 2022 Dream, Play, Write! All rights reserved.