This work provides explanation and background of major federal statutes, regulations and Executive Orders related to homeland security. The full text of relevant statutes and regulations are included, as well as an ALR bibliography and a table of laws and rules keyed to the book's chapters.
"William Wilcox examines the most common environmental issues that the military faces during wartime and peacetime and provides an introduction to the legal authorities - including statutes, regulations, and executive orders - governing the application of environmental law to military activities."
This book addresses the body of statutory and case law covering both the military and military conduct. Four chapters discuss the relationship between the Supreme Court and military justice, covering the Civil War era, World War II, the post-war period from 1956 to 1987, and developments since the September 11, 2001, attacks. Each chapter also includes a set of documents that shed light on these periods of U.S. history.