Legal experts from Catholic universities across the country opined on the legal ramifications of the use of the Insurrection Act in response to recent protests. Catholic Law Professor Antonio Perez shared his thoughts on the use of the act.
The Catholic World Report
Date: June 2, 2020
Can Trump legally deploy troops? Yes, say Catholic university law professors
"It's generally construed to authorize the president, clearly upon the request of governors, to use the military to enforce state law."
"Perez agreed that it is "unlikely" a court would overrule a sitting president on whether his factual determination of the need for federal forces was erroneous."
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