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Posse Comitatus, Essentially GONE

A lengthy but well referenced article on the militarization of the police. Made me understand that Posse Comitatus has been weakened to the point that it's immaterial.
http://www.independent.org/pdf/tir/tir_17_04_01_hall.pdf
Skip to page 490 if you are pressed for time.



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Awesome skim read

I'm going to save it for later to completely read it, but I always enjoy an article that uses historical precedence instead of pure theory-craft to explain an argument :)