Questions tagged [martial-law]

Questions relating to the imposition of military control over civilian functions of government. Not to be confused with [military-law] which are laws that apply to the military

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Was Pakistan's supreme court in a position to prevent military generals from taking oaths as presidents?

According to Wikipedia, Gen. Zia-ul-Haq and Gen. Pervez Musharraf appointed themselves as martial law administrators, and then, after one or two years, they took oaths as presidents. In the case of ...
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Under what circumstances has the USA invoked martial law?

The idea that martial law could be imposed by Trump to rerun the election is currently topical (see In what way would invoking martial law help Trump overturn the election?). In the interview where ...
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In what way would invoking martial law have helped Trump overturn the 2020 election?

In the late 2020 news, it was said that then still-president Trump could have invoked martial law in order to help him overturn the 2020 election (CNN, Business Insider) Flynn had suggested earlier ...
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Implications of Martial Law in the UK

Whitehall officials have been gaming a state of emergency and even the introduction of martial law in the event of disorder after a no-deal Brexit — The Times What are the implications of martial law ...
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