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Overview page. Subjects: Law — History.

A state of military control of the general population. Authority may be granted to a state's military forces during war or other emergency situations, or seized, unconstitutionally, in a...

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martial law

Edited by S. J. Connolly.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 262 words.

the supersession of ordinary legal process by military law, including courts martial, in times of war or rebellion. Originally based

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martial law

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 52 words.

Maintenance of civic order by military personnel. Martial law may be declared on a local short-term basis by a government

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<i>Martial Law</i>

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY.

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right

April 2000; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 14095 words.

In some jurisdictions, the courts have introduced new distinctions that permit the remedy of habeas corpus to coexist in a martial law environment. The traditional notion is that martial...

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Martial Law

Sarah D. Shields.

in Fezzes in the River

March 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 13074 words.

The new French Delegate administering the Sanjak found himself caught between realizing France’s secret promise to produce a Turkish majority while, at the same time, carrying out his...

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Prelude to Martial Law

Harry N. Scheiber and Jane L. Scheiber.

in Bayonets in Paradise

February 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies. 6223 words.

The military government that took over the executive, legislative and judicial functions of the civilian government was the culmination of nearly two decades of planning by the War...

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Martial Law and Beyond

Jose V. Fuentecilla.

in Fighting from a Distance

April 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 1669 words.

This chapter details the series of political events from the proclamation of Ferdinand Marcos as the sixth president of the Philippines to his usurpation of power in 1972. Marcos' dream of...

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The Termination of Martial Law

Harry N. Scheiber and Jane L. Scheiber.

in Bayonets in Paradise

February 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies. 4419 words.

The crucial turning point came in July 1944, when President Roosevelt visited Hawai`i and assigned his close adviser Samuel Rosenman to pursue talks looking toward a return of powers to the...

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Implementation of Martial Law and Military Government

Harry N. Scheiber and Jane L. Scheiber.

in Bayonets in Paradise

February 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies. 5979 words.

Martial law was declared in Hawai`i within hours of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941; it would last until October 1944. Although the territorial legislature had passed an...

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Marshalling Martial Law: Litigating the Jamaica Controversy

R. W. Kostal.

in A Jurisprudence of Power

August 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 34381 words.

In 1867, the Jamaica Committee finally mounted private criminal prosecutions for the alleged murder of George Gordon. The first was commenced in London against two of the military officers,...

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US Courts‐Martial and the Armed Conflict in the Philippines (1899–1902): Their Contribution to National Case Law on War Crimes

Guénaël Mettraux.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 0 words.

In 1901 and 1902, United States courts‐martial tried a number of US military personnel accused of various violations of the laws of war committed in the course of the American...

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The Tenets of Terror: Reinventing the Law of Martial Law

R. W. Kostal.

in A Jurisprudence of Power

August 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 35425 words.

The dramatic decision of the Jamaica Committee to prosecute Edward Eyre for murder in the English courts spawned the publication of a voluminous and highly contentious technical legal...

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martial law

Overview page. Subjects: Law — History.

A state of military control of the general population. Authority may be granted to a state's military forces during war or other emergency situations, or seized, unconstitutionally, in a...

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martial law

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 125 words.

The term has been used in two senses which may cause confusion: 1. The rules which apply to military discipline

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martial law

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 127 words.

The term has been used in two senses which may cause confusion: 1. The rules which apply to military discipline and related matters. ...

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martial law

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 107 words.

The transferral of power from a civil government to the highest-ranking military officer, usually imposed temporarily if the civil authorities

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martial law

Jonathan Law and Elizabeth A. Martin.

in A Dictionary of Law

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 141 words.

Government by the military authorities when the normal machinery of government has broken down as a result of invasion, civil

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martial law

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 139 words.

Government by the military authorities when the normal machinery of government has broken down as a result of invasion, civil

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martial law

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 139 words.

Government by the military authorities when the normal machinery of government has broken down as a result of invasion, civil

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martial law

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 139 words.

Government by the military authorities when the normal machinery of government has broken down as a result of invasion, civil

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martial law

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 138 words.

Government by the military authorities when the normal machinery of government has broken down as a result of invasion, civil

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