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Martial Law

In response to a caller to our radio show, the United States Supreme Court has said this about marital law: "But the term 'martial law' carries no precise meaning. The Constitution does not refer to 'martial law' at all and no Act of Congress has defined the term. It has been employed in various ways by different people and at different times."

If you want to read more, the whole case can be found at: http://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/327/304