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Bar Admission Requirements: Attorney Licensure by State Each state has its own specific requirements for attorney licensure. Please go to http://www.americanbar.org/groups/professional_responsibility/publications/model_rules_of_professional_conduct/model_rules_of_professional_conduct_table_of_contents.html and use the search..
Campaigns, News Media, and Outside Interests - Discussion According to federal finance laws, individual contributions to federal candidates are capped at predetermined amounts. An example: you can contribute $2,700 to a Congressional candidate for each primary, runoff, and general election. ( www.fec.gov) In contrast, an individual (you) can contribute..
Topic 1: Demographics and Congress The United States Congress is divided into two parts (bicameral): the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Whereas the U.S. Senate is comprised of two senators per state, the House of Representatives divides 435 representatives among each state, according to U.S. Census data. By constitutional law each state has..
Unit 3: The Presidency and the Federal Bureaucracy - Discussion A close examination of the Article II of the Constitution (Executive Branch) suggests that the founding fathers, leery of tyrannical monarchs, deliberately made vague the powers and responsibility of the president. Yet the institution of the presidency has grown, over time. This expansion..
Topic: Electing Scoundrels Lawmakers are elected by the people in order to represent their interests in the legislature. Is there any requirement that those lawmakers maintain ethical behavior while they serve the people? Consider the strange case of Joe Morrissey, the Virginia lawmaker who won a special election to replace himself while he was serving a..
Topic: Law for Sale In Citizens United v. FEC, 130 S. Ct. 876 (2010), Justice Stevens argued in his dissent that the Court's ruling "threatens to undermine the integrity of elected institutions across the Nation. The path it has taken to reach its outcome will, I fear, do damage to this institution." He wrote, "A democracy cannot function effectively when its..