The Posse Comitatus Act restricts the circumstances under which U.S. military forces can be used to address domestic disturbances. Passed in 1878 in response to the South's anger at the use of federal troops during Reconstruction, it has since evolved into ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles