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COMITATUS. A county. Most of the states are divided into counties; some, as Louisiana, are divided into parishes.

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GAO was asked to review DOD's domestic missions, including (1) how DOD's military and nonmilitary missions differ; (2) how DOD's military and nonmilitary missions have changed since September 11, 2001; (3) how the 1878 Posse Comitatus Act affects DOD's nonmilitary missions; and (4) the extent to which DOD's organizations, plans, and forces are adequate for domestic military missions and the consequent sustainability of the current mission approach.
A Reconstruction-era statute called the Posse Comitatus Act (51) actually codifies this principle into law.
Posse comitatus translated from Latin means "the power or force of the country.
Other contemporary examples include the rebellion on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation, the Posse Comitatus, Waco, and the suppression of the militia movement.
Although Bristol's argument does not focus on honor specifically, implicit in his study is the medieval or feudal idea of comitatus that we see in Beowulf.
The Posse Comitatus Act of 1878 and its subsequent interpretations forbid the use of the Army and Air Force for the direct enforcement of the laws of the United States.
The 1878 Posse Comitatus Act, which codifies the separation of police and military roles--and prohibits the U.
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Their belief in posse comitatus is rooted in writings of Mormon extremist W.
Posse comitatus is like the jury: it is a law enforcement duty of the citizen, and a person who fails to perform either duty may be criminally punished.
However, any support provided must not put the commander or his command at risk of subjecting civilians to the use of military power in violation of law, such as the Posse Comitatus Act (PCA).
COMITATUS A Prince's escort B Roman law C Relieve from pain who am I?

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