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Political Principles and their Practice in Sri Lanka - 3. Powers of Government

Executive Power

The word ‘executive’ means ‘doing’. The executive of a country is usually its cabinet of ministers. These ministers are responsible for the day-to-day business of government. 1,287 more words

Political Principles

UGC can't be easily junked: Education secretary

The Times of India | Akshaya Mukul, TNN | Apr 2, 2015 |

NEW DELHI: The HRD ministry on Wednesday appeared to send confusing signals over the report of the Hari Gautam committee which has favoured scrapping of the UGC. 278 more words


Here Be No Dragons

Andrew Coyne, with whom I am often inclined to agree, has written an angry column arguing that the current Supreme Court is “the most liberal-activist … in our history.” Mr. 1,214 more words

Constitutional Law

No Room for Housing Rights

Last week, in Tanudjaja v. Canada (Attorney General), 2014 ONCA 852, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the striking out of an application seeking to have the federal government’s and Ontario’s affordable housing policies, or lack thereof, declared unconstitutional. 1,623 more words

Constitutional Law

The Craziness Of A ConCon: Sounds like a good idea, yes?

I keep getting asked about this and people keep advocating it, so let’s talk about it.

The issue is a Constitutional Convention, with the expressed intent being to return the United States to its  491 more words


Raising Issues

Normally, a common law court decides a case brought before it on the issues raised by the parties. But sometimes it can ― and occasionally even has to ― raise an issue on its own. 1,074 more words

The Justice System

The third leg Reporte Indigo

Antonio Navalón 30-01-2014 

Modern states and everyone knows – since Montesquieu-, is a table that stands on ‘three legs’: the Executive Power (so big in our country), the Legislative Power (so wide in our country) and the Judicial Power (in a strong crisis in our country). 368 more words

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