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RETHINKING SEPARATION OF POWERS IN THE PHILIPPINES by Ralph Romeo Bascones

Ancient yet generally accepted doctrine, the principle of separation of powers is respected and observed by constitutional democracies all over the world. The principle is observed to ensure the proper management of governmental institutions. 4,012 more words

Constitutional Law

IACL Roundtable: Separation of Powers in the Global South

The University of Johannesburg with host an IACL Roundtable on 28-29th May 2015 on the theme Separation of Powers in the Global South. Professor David Bilchitz…

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Events

Separation of powers.

American political doctrine – rather voluntaristic if you ask me, despite it being already more that 200 years old – maintains that ‘separation of powers’ means that the three powers that need to be kept in balance – by carefully coding in the Constitution the role each of them has to perform – are the Executive, the Legislative and the Judiciary. 143 more words

Psychology

OBAMA HAS TAKEN OVER THE COUNTRY WITHOUT CONGRESS OR THE CONSTITUTION

FB: “President Barack Obama’s abuse of executive power privileges has essentially frozen Congress out of the government for the past six years, leading to foreign policy disasters across the globe and systemic domestic problems, according to Sen. 190 more words

Politics

"Adjudicating From The Legislature": Yes, Constitutional Conservatives Are Radicals

This morning Brother Benen looked at a proposal by Steve King to strip the federal judiciary of jurisdiction over any case involving marriage and noted its provenance in prior right-wing court-stripping measures. 355 more words

Conservatives

Contempt of Congress

We should probably get the obligatory bad jokes out of the way right up front. As in: “Contempt of Congress: It’s not just a crime, it’s a national attitude!” Or, “Contempt of Congress? 2,459 more words

White Collar Crime