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US Constitution

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The supreme law of the United States, the Constitution provided the framework for the creation of the United States government.

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When you boil a certiorari down, it comes down to a writ. Or a  degree of law in common terms. I have dusted off my lexicon as well  as used search engines to scour for not only the meaning of your  words but for the US Supreme Court Rules of Procedure. You might  have your legal terms mixed up...
A lawmaking body is called a "legislature," and the legislature of the federal government of the United States is called the Congress. "Congress" means something like "meeting" or "coming together." The Congress of the US is divided into two "Houses," the House of Representatives and the Senate. ...
Not clear on the specific question. State legislatures have to ratify amendments whether via an amendment approved by 2/3 of Congress and then 3/4 of the state legislatures or by Constitutional Convention which is made up of state legislature reps.Hope that answers your question.
Gerald Ford died December 26,2006 at 6:45 pm at  Rancho Mirage, California from cerebrovascular disease.
  == Answer ==   It established the US Government.
To prevent one branch of government from becoming a tyranny.
They take over the political process and create professional politicians. Instead of caring about the common man they are concerned with the party.
1) right to speedy and public trial by an impartial jury of the  state and district where the accused committed the crime and to be  informed of the nature and cause of the accusation    2) right to confront the witnesses    3) right to have a lawyer provided to him/her ( assistance of ...
The document to which you are referring would be the Monroe  Doctrine, issued during Monroe's presidency (1823).
They must be fair as well as follow the law...
This is called a constitutional democracy. The people create the  government, allow it to have its powers (outlined in a  constitution). This puts the govt in charge, but keeps it  ultimately answerable to the people of the nation.
Veto      Wasnt quite sure sorry   check on website
Not sure what you mean by " democratic impulse " but it was written as a foundation for representative government.
Culture wars concerns conflicts between traditional and conservative values and progressive and liberal values. Some of the issues presented where the following: abortion, privacy, censorship, separations of the state and church, gun laws, immigration, drugs on many fronts, gay right and marriage to...
Bank of America, Citibank, Chase, Wells Fargo, US Bank, That's 5 pretty big ones.
Our rights are in the constitution. Given in the Bill of Rights.
To pass state laws and implement a state budget for the people of  their respective state.
As of 2010, the number of governments in the US has approached if not reached 90,000.
Yes, both Houses of Congress have to achieve a super majority  (two-thirds) in a vote.
The Constitution was designed to established a federal government  which represented every state. The founders believed that each  state would serve as an experiment in what would work and what  would not work. Finally, the individual states and their citizens  feared a strong and repressive...
The 18th amendment prohibits the sale of alcohol in the USA. The  21st amendment repeals the 18th amendment and allows the sale of  alcohol.
which four amendments deal with the presidency
The ninth amendment states that there may be other human rights  that exist that are not mentioned in the U.S. Constitution, and  that the government cannot take these away.
The person has to 35 years old, be a natural citizen of the United States, and have been in the country 14 years before running. The 14 year requirement allows for people to serve in the military or a government post overseas.
Answer this question... committing it without the intent
I am not an expert, but I think they are called committees.
They are undefined because the structure and system of their power  isn't clearly laid out in the Constitution. The Constitution  clearly defines the Presidency, the Congress, and the Judicial  system for the federal government. However, those that support the  three branches aren't spelled out;...
Everyone was a bit skeptical at first. There was argument over  tariffs and state rights that really delayed the process.
The 23rd amendment has been created in order make the people living  in the district of columbia have the right to vote in the  presidential election by granting district electors in the  electoral college as if it were a state.
  Liberals are all for individual rights. The Patriot Act involves phone tapping, invasion into personal emails and records. Thus, Liberals are very anti-Patriot Act.
Following are the major principles of fifth amendment such as:   1. double jeopardy clause   2. self - incrimination clause   3. due process clause   4. eminent domain clause   5. Grand jury clause   These are the various major principles of fifth amendment.
There are many different examples of the 'st amendment. The March  for Life in D.C. and the occupy Wall Street movement are but two  examples. Here is the relevant wording of the 1st amendment: The  First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States  Constitution prohibits the making of any law...
To follow the rule
There are some sources that states it come from the bible; others say it comes from the US
Imagine if the Police Commissioners (members of the executive) were also judges (members of the judiciary). This would mean they could arrest anyone and then convict them automatically, thus exercising arbitrary power. By keeping the executive and the judiciary separate, we limit the possibility of...
The Missouri Constitution was approved in the year of 1945.
Its a phrase used in the magna carta to refer to the then established law of the kingdom
Jefferson was elected but irregular if not illegal means
caused more tension between slaved and non-slaved states . it then lead to the civil war
Kind of a vague question but you sound like you're referring to a  "statute".
 Generally.  Except as otherwise  provided in subdivision (c) of this section, every complaint,  counterclaim, cross-claim, interpleader complaint, and third-party  complaint shall contain a demand for the relief to which the  pleader deems himself entitled.  Relief in the alternative or...
The 44th and current President of the United States is Barack  Obama. The 45th President will be elected on November 8, 2016, and  will be inaugurated on January 20th, 2017. Neither of the two major  parties have yet nominated a candidate. No one can answer your  question with any great...
A court of appeals is a court of appellate jurisdiction. This is in contrast to a court of original jurisdiction. If I get in a car wreck and want to sue, I would file my lawsuit in the trial court (whether state or federal), a court of original jurisdiction. Say I lose. I get one appeal as of right...
The Bill of Rights is defined by community standards. The provision  incorporated against the states within the United States Court of  Appeals has not been incorporated against the states.
Two, the plaintiff and defendant. The plaintiff is the one that is suing or filed the charges while the defendant is the accused.
1. Probable cause, meaning if an officer can immediately see, touch, taste, hear, or smell, witness to an illegal or suspicious activity or object he can just walk in and arrest you, regardless of where you are within the respective jurisdiction of city police, state police, or federal law...
The United States has a progressive tax method. This means that the  more your earn to more tax percentage of your income you pay. This  is a dangerous type of taxation in that we are approaching a time  when almost 50% of the population pay no income taxes at all.
That would be the executive branch of the United States government. It is their job to execute the laws passed by the legislative branch.
I believe the word you are looking for is "Primary"
It means that as time goes on, American society will change. Our  morals, values and ethical standards will change. Specifically, the  Warren Court was known for handling issues about equal opportunity,  civil rights and discrimination laws.   The "evolving standards of decency" likely...
No. The Bill of Rights in the US Constitution consists of the firstten Amendments. They list several areas in which the governmentcannot abridge rights or freedoms.
No, since the Philippines are not apart of the U.S.. Not as a state  nor territory a Filipino can't file a case in a U.S. court unless  the case is against the U.S., a U.S. state, or a citizen of the  U.S..
Republicans that broke from the original platform, but still voted  ina fusion (Coalition) with the republicans during that election.
Judicial nominating commissions are more of a Canadian thing than an American thing. The closest thing that Americans have is the federal judicial appointment process where the President nominates a candidate, then the Senate Judiciary Committee grills them and makes a recommendation, then the...
I would bring the case to state court, because if you bring the  case to federal court it can't be heard again, but if you bring the  case to state court then, if you lose, the case be appealed and  heard again, if they chose to hear it, in supreme court then it  can't be heard again if you lose...
  They believe this because it would be more easily explained, and someone could not use technicality in order to get away with something they did.
The articles of confederation were the first government.
US constitution was signed in 17th september 1787 ,in independence  hall Philadelphia.The main people who signed us constitution are  William Jackson, Jonathan Dayton, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman,  George Washington.
Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan.
  The Supreme Court of Georgia seats a total of seven justices - one Chief and six Associates - who are selected by voters in non-partisan elections. The term of office is six years. The current Chief Justice is Carol W. Hunstein, who was chosen by her peers on the panel.
they must swear to always support the constitution no matter what, but they will have no religious requirments.
No. Unless serving in the military or suffering a debilitating  injury, jury duty is a civic requirement and it is a crime to avoid  it. If your employer (aside from the U.S. Armed Forces) prohibits  you from serving jury duty, they are committing a crime and you can  file a complaint with your...
By the citizens doing their rights and responsibility and working together.
Article 1 : legislative branch of governmentArticle 2 : executive branch of governmentArticle 3 : judicial branch of government
The case was argued before the US Supreme Court on March 21, 1989, and decided on June 21, 1989. Case Citation:Texas v. Johnson, 491 US 397 (1989) For more information, see Related Questions, below.
phrases in the constitution
The farmers of the U.S. Constitution created a two step process for electing leaders of which branch of government?
The Executive and Legislative and Judicial Branches are corrupt to the core!   Right to a trial by jury of one's peers is the Seventh Amendment.   The highest court in the land is the Common Law Grand Jury - not the Supreme Court, who are some criminals! We need the Seventh Amendment!  ...
Checks and balances refers to a system of separating government so that each part keeps the others from taking too much power. The U.S. Constitution divides government into three branches: the legislative, the judicial and the executive branch. Each branch has certain authorities and the other...