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|Constitutional and Statutory Exceptions to the Posse Comitatus Act
There is disagreement as to whether any provisions of the Constitution expressly provide for the use of federal forces for law enforcement purposes. The best authorities have identified Article IV, Section 4 as a provision of the U.S. Constitution which "expressly authorizes" the use of federal military personnel in law enforcement:(52)
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