Separation of powers
The separation of powers, often imprecisely used interchangeably with the trias politica principle, is a model for the governance of a state (or who controls the state). The model was first developed ...
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Head of government
Head of government is a generic term used for either the highest or second highest official in the executive branch of a sovereign state, a federated state, or a self-governing colony who often presid...
Legislature
A legislature is a state's internal decision-making organization, usually associated with national government, that has the power to enact, amend, and repeal public policy. Legislatures observe and st...
Separation of church and state
The separation of church and state is a description for the distance in the relationship between organized religion and the nation state. It may refer to creating a secular state, with or without expl...
Judiciary of Kyrgyzstan
The judicial system of Kyrgyzstan comprise a number of courts in a hierarchy: In addition informal methods of dispute resolution judged by court elders (aksakals) exist outside of the formal legal hie...
Blue laws in the United States
Blue laws in the United States vary by state. Blue laws are laws designed to enforce religious standards.Many states prohibit selling alcohol for on- and off-premises sales in one form or another on S...
Judiciary of Luxembourg
The judiciary of Luxembourg comprises a number of courts.
As a consequence of the separation of powers, cases against individual persons and cases involving the state are treated in two separate j...
Judiciary
The judiciary (also known as the judicial system or court system) is the system of courts that interprets and applies the law in the name of the state. The judiciary also provides a mechanism for th...
Fusion of powers
Fusion of powers is a feature of parliamentary democracies, especially those following the Westminster system, where the executive and legislative branches of government are intermingled. It is often...
Ex parte McQuillon
Ex parte McQuillon, 16 F. Cas. 347 (1861), was a case decided in August 1861 by United States district court for the southern district of New York involving a writ of habeas corpus. Judge Betts issued...
Separation of powers in Australia
The doctrine of the separation of powers in Australia divides the institutions of government into three branches: legislative, executive and judicial. The legislature makes the laws; the executive put...
Hamdi v. Rumsfeld
Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, 542 U.S. 507 (2004), is a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court recognized the power of the government to detain enemy combatants, including U.S. citizens, but ruled t...
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United States ex rel. Murphy v. Porter
United States ex rel. Murphy v. Porter, 2 Hawy. & H. 394, 27 F. Cas. 599, was a case decided by the United States Circuit Court for the District of Columbia in October 1861. The case arose when Jo...
Dual mandate
A dual mandate is the practice in which elected officials serve in more than one elected or other public position simultaneously. This practice is sometimes known as double jobbing in Britain (not to ...
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Massachusetts Governor's Council
The Massachusetts Governor's Council (also known as the Executive Council) is a governmental body that provides advice and consent in certain matters – such as judicial nominations, par...
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Separation of powers in the United Kingdom
The conception of the separation of powers has been applied to the United Kingdom and the nature of its executive (UK government, Scottish Government, Welsh Government and Northern Ireland Executive),...
Separation of powers in Singapore
Separation of powers in Singapore is founded on the concept of constitutionalism, which is itself primarily based upon distrust of power and thus the desirability of limited government. To achieve thi...
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Red box (government)
The term red box informally refers to a ministerial box used by ministers in the British government to carry their documents. Similar in appearance to a briefcase, they are primarily used to hold and ...
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Weekday Religious Education
Weekday Religious Education is a released-time Christian education program for public school students in the United States. The program is administered during school hours, but by law must be conducte...