Name Instructor Course Date The Separation of Power The Branches of the Government The Executive. The Executive branch enforces the law. It is made up of the president the vice president independent agencies the cabinet and other boards committees and commissions. The executive arm has several checks on the legislative branch (Michaels 10). First the executive has the right to decline laws by the legislature propose new laws to the Congress table federal budgets to the House of Representatives and nominate federal officials (Michaels 15). With respect to the judicial branch the executive nominates judges to the Supreme Court and federal court systems and the president can grant amnesty to convicts. The Legislature. The legislature encompasses the Senate and the House of Representatives (Michaels 18). The former has 100 members whereas the the passing of laws that some of the people donot agree with such as legalizing abortions (Kesler). Separation of power is the best as it advocates for justice and ensures the people are involved in the decision making. It also keeps a check on the activities of the government together with the president and ensures that they do not use their power to exploit the people (Kesler). Example of governments which have to succeed in theseparation of power government includes Denmark and Finland which have a democratic government which fulfills the needs of its people and ensures government resources are not misused by their leaders. Works Cited Kesler Charles. "What Separation Of Powers Means For Constitutional Government". The Heritage Foundation 2007 www.heritage.org Michaels Jon D. "An Enduring Evolving Separation of Powers." Colum. L. Rev. 115 (2015) [...]
Assignment Introduction: You have studied the three branches of the American federal government along with the powers that have been delegated to each branch in the Constitution. You have explored how the founders of the nation created a separation of powers so that each branch relies upon the other two branches. This Assignment has two parts: Write 1 page explaining the branches of government and their role in establishing Separation of Powers. Read the following article and then answer the question below: What Separation of Powers Means for Constitutional Government Kesler, C. R. (2007, December 17). What Separation of Powers Means for Constitutional Government. Retrieved from www.heritage.org The author of this article states that “[t]he chief constitutional basis of our politics, the separation of powers, is under severe pressure from the institutions and practices of the administrative state.” Do you agree with this conclusion and the author’s points supporting the conclusion? Write a 1–2-page analysis regarding whether you agree with the author’s points and conclusion. Research and include at least two unique examples of separation of power that support your points and conclusion. Required Criteria: In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the Assignment, a successful paper must also meet the following criteria: Length should be 2–3 pages excluding cover page and references page. Double spaced and 12-point font. Viewpoint and purpose should be clearly established and sustained. Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.). Writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful. Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics. Appropriate citation style should be followed.