Accession Number:

AD0765583

Title:

Civil Disturbance Operations: Liabilities Facing a Commander

Descriptive Note:

Student essay

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLLEGE CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-09-16

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

Commanders of federal troops and National Guard units in civil disturbance operations may be subject to civil and criminal liabilities for their decisions and actions. Court opinions, law treatises, and statutes federal and state were reviewed to determine what legal actions could be commenced against Commanders who lead troops seeking to control civil disturbances and what defenses are available to such lawsuits. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE