• Orientierungskurs: Legislative-Exekutive-Judikative-Express mit Jassin und Jasmin
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    Orientierungskurs: Legislative-Exekutive-Judikative-Express mit Jassin und Jasmin

    What are the three powers? The three super powers. The Three Powers Parliament Executive Judiciary Oh, Jassin, you´re dreaming. What? I´m not dreaming. Well, then tell me: What are the three powers? The first power is the… “Parliament” the legislative power / the legislative authority to work on and give (new) acts The second power is… executive / executive power / executive authority the executing, enforcing power take acts / legislation apply legislation …and the third power, the… judiciary the judicial power take acts / legislation apply legislation the judicial power to give judgments Parliament, Executive, Judiciary

  • Relationship of the Legislative and Executive Branches
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    Relationship of the Legislative and Executive Branches

    BRIAN COSTAR: The term accountable government is in a sense a relatively modern version of the old term responsible government which again is a feature of our system. It means that the executive arm of government, the cabinet if you want to call it that, is located within the legislature, the parliament that is, nobody can be a minister of the Crown unless they are a member of parliament, quite unlike the American system where they are not allowed to be members of congress. The responsibility part, the idea there was is that a particular ministry continued in office because it enjoyed the confidence of at least the Lower House…

  • Samvidhaan – Episode 9/10
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    Samvidhaan – Episode 9/10

    Our Constituent Assembly met in the Central Hall of this grand structure with its colonnade of 144 pillars. But do you know the number of pillars that support our Constitution? It is said that the Constitution of India stands on three pillars – the Legislature, the Judiciary and the Executive. Although, of late, a fourth pillar is also recognized – the Media. In 1942, socialist-economist and Gujarati playwright Prof K T Shah in a note, talked of the trinity of the Executive, Legislature and Judiciary. Dear Dr Rajendra Prasadji, as promised, I am enclosing a note on ‘general directives’ which I prepared last June at the behest of Pandit Nehru.…

  • Top Supreme Court Cases in 2019-2020 [Part 2/2] | The Judicial Review
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    Top Supreme Court Cases in 2019-2020 [Part 2/2] | The Judicial Review

    Um… Where was I? Oh, yeah. Last time, we reviewed some past and upcoming cases on the rights of non-cis heteronormative people in the workplace, mental health in the legal system, the DREAMers, and racism in corporate media management. Because apparently that wasn’t enough, today we’ll cover more cases that the Supreme Court will rule on in the coming months, and how and why they are important in a time when the political winds are escalating into a seriously dangerous political Sharknado against a wide variety of social liberties. Are you ready kids? (Sorry… that.. that was bad Can we just -can we just move past that? I’d appreciate that…

  • Are administrative law judges constitutional? [No. 86]
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    Are administrative law judges constitutional? [No. 86]

    From the very beginning, executive agencies have engaged in what we call adjudication, if you just think of adjudication as being applying the law to a set of facts. From the very beginning, um executive officials were deciding whether individuals had um paid the right amount of taxes or given the revenue that they owe to the government and so if we’re just talking about a simple executive issue of applying the law to the facts, there certainly is a a grounding and a basis for there to be some type of executive adjudication. The question comes in when an Administrative Law Judge’s decision is strained beyond that area of…

  • The Federalist Papers | Federalist No. 47
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    The Federalist Papers | Federalist No. 47

    FEDERALIST No. 47. The Particular Structure of the New Government and the Distribution of Power Among Its Different Parts. For the Independent Journal. Wednesday, January 30, 1788. MADISON To the People of the State of New York: HAVING reviewed the general form of the proposed government and the general mass of power allotted to it, I proceed to examine the particular structure of this government, and the distribution of this mass of power among its constituent parts. One of the principal objections inculcated by the more respectable adversaries to the Constitution, is its supposed violation of the political maxim, that the legislative, executive, and judiciary departments ought to be separate…

  • Executive Power & the Louisiana Purchase
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    Executive Power & the Louisiana Purchase

    I think without a doubt, the Louisiana Purchase is one of the great turning points in American history. It’s hard to imagine the country succeeding the way it has without purchasing Louisiana. The Louisiana Purchase was the result of a treaty negotiated by Robert Livingston and James Monroe with, ah, Napoleon of France that gave the United States possession of a swath of territory that would cause us to double in size for $15,000,000, about three cents an acre. It was originally supposed to be the Louisiana Purchase because that’s all that Thomas Jefferson wanted, but the French, for a variety of reasons, offered this almost literally incredible deal. One…

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    Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances: Crash Course Government and Politics #3

    Hi, I’m Craig, and this is Crash Course Government and Politics. Today, I’m going to try to explain two fundamental concepts of American government that students and citizens often confuse. Team Jacob and Team Edward. No. Separation of powers and checks and balances. Team Jacob! [Theme Music] So separation of powers is really simple. The national government is divided into three separate branches: the legislative branch, the executive branch, and the judicial branch. I put them in this order because that’s the way the Constitution has them. And I’m not going to argue with the Constitution, except for that stupid 3/5ths of a person thing. So the legislative branch comes…

  • Executive Power under the Constitution
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    Executive Power under the Constitution

    People often say they want a strong president who can get things done. But that’s pretty much the exact opposite of what the founding fathers set up under the Constitution. Because of their experience with colonial governors and the who ruled with almost complete and total authority, the Founding generation was determined to limit the power of the executive branch. They certainly didn’t want a president who could make law with the stroke of a pen. As Revolutionary War general John Sullivan put it, “I can by no means consent to lodging too much power in the hands of one person.” So to ensure the president wouldn’t rule over the…

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    Inventing the American presidency – Kenneth C. Davis

    Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar The Oval Office, Inauguration Day, Rose Garden signings, and secret service agents with dark sunglasses and cool wrist radios. For a moment, forget all of it. Toss out everything you know about the President. Now, start over. What would you do if you had to invent the President? That was the question facing the 55 men who got together in secret to draw up the plans for a new American government in the summer of 1787 in Philadelphia, in the same place where the Declaration of Independence had been written eleven years earlier. Declaring independence had been risky business, demanding ferocious courage that put…