Reference Entry

Martial Law

Michael F. Noone

in The Oxford Companion to American Law

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780195088786
Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780199891108
Martial Law

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—the control of civilians by their own military forces in emergency circumstances—must be distinguished from military government, in which armed

Reference Entry.  1052 words. 

Subjects: Law

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