Separation of Powers

The Constitution defines the powers of the legislative (or lawmaking) branch in Article I, the executive branch in Article II, and the judicial branch in Article III.

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High Court Dismisses Case Against State Sen. Denis
Date: 12/17/14
Source: The Las Vegas Sun

Judge: Obama’s Immigration Move Unconstitutional
Date: 12/17/14
Source: CNN.com

Maine’s High Court Hears Appeal Over Vinalhaven Wind Turbine Noise
Date: 12/08/14
Source: The Kennebec Journal

Obama Moves Ahead on Immigration Overhaul
Date: 11/20/14
Source: The Idaho Statesman

Bill Might Eventually Identify Ohio Execution Drug-maker
Date: 11/18/14
Source: The Columbus Dispatch

NC Gov. Pat McCrory Sues General Assembly Leaders Over Separation of Powers
Date: 11/14/14
Source: WUNC 91.5 North Carolina Public Radio

Law Experts Want Charges Against Perry to be Dismissed
Date: 11/10/14
Source: KXXV Waco-Killen-Temple

Judge: New Law Can’t Stop ‘Big Oil’ Lawsuit Suit
Date: 10/6/14
Source: NewsOK.com

West Virginia AG Hopes to Expand Duties
Date: 9/30/14
Source: WCHS 8 West Virginia

City Appoints Interim Code Enforcement Judge
Date: 9/18/14
Source: The Spectrum

Washington Lawmakers Held in Contempt on Education
Date: 9/12/14
Source: The Barre Montpelier Times Argus

McCrory Will Let Coal Ash Bill Become Law Without His Signature
Date: 9/9/14
Source: The News & Observer

Texas Governor Perry Asks Judge to Throw Out Charges
Date: 9/9/14
Source: WGNO New Orleans

Legislature heads to court on education finance
Date: 8/31/14
Source: KOMO News