Essay On Judicial Branch

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To what extent can the Legislative and Judicial branches of the American Federal Government limit the powers of the President? The Constitution of the United States divides the federal government into three branches. The legislative branch makes the laws, Executive branch carries out the laws and lastly the Judicial branch evaluates the laws. The Founding Fathers were dubious of one person or group from exerting too much power. Giving each branch has different responsibilities but hold the power to amend or veto actions taken by other branches. This ensures that no group or person has the power to control government from within. The legislative branch makes the laws and the congress is made up of the Senate and House of Representatives. Each state elects two Senators for up to six years a terms. There is also no set limit on how many times an individual can be elected into the senate. Currently there are 100 Senators and 435 representatives. Each representative can serve up to two years and again there is no set limit on the number an individual can serve. ‘The number of voting representatives in the House is fixed by law at no more than 435, proportionally representing the population of the 50 states.’ (house.gov) The Executive Branch carries out and enforces the laws and hold…show more content…
This branch ‘interprets the meaning of laws, applies laws to individual cases, and decides if laws violate the Constitution.’(usa.gov). The Judicial branch is made up of the Supreme court the highest ruling court and the Federal Courts. The Supreme Court is comprised of nine justices are appointed by the President, however this must be approved by 51 senate members. Article III of the Constitution of the United States promises that every person accused criminal charges has the right to a fair trial before a judge and a jury of one 's peers. There is no limit to how long a justice can serve up this can be up until retirement or
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