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How does the U.S. constitution divide the powers of the state?

A:  The U.S. constitution delegates different powers to the three branches of government: the executive, legislative, and judicial....

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What four powers do the legislative branch have?

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How did the Framers of the constitution limit the funding of the armed services?

A:  This concern was shown by the Framers of the constitution when they finally allowed the creation of a standing army but at the same time limited the process by which money could be raised to support the military, by requiring that Congress review the appropriations every two years....

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How can Congress limit courts powers?

A:  text of the C: a.  per Art III the SCt is only granted its original jx (and appellate, but subject to exceptions by Congress) b.  Congress can contract SCt’s appellate jx, but not extend it beyond the bounds set by the C c.  Congress can dissolve “inferior courts” d.  Congress cannot add to or subtract from SCt’s original jx 2.  Ex parte McCardle a.  held:  Congress can contract the SCt’s appellate jx by making “exceptions” to it via statute b.  facts:  racist jailed for not following reconstruction acts; applied for habeas relief via special statute; Congress repealed statute granting SCt appellate jx over the habeas; SCt upheld the repeal of the Act & dismissed for lack of jx 3.    limits on...

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In Article 1, Section 8, the constitution lists many powers of Congress.  Are there powers that should be taken away from Congress?  If so, why? 

A:  I do not think there are any powers given to Congress that need to be taken away.  I think there are some that are no longer relevant, but not really any that still matter but which Congress should not have. The most obvious power that Congress does not really need anymore is the power to grant letters of marque and reprisal.  We no longer need privateers.  Of the others, what would we take away?  We can''t take away the power to tax, we can''t take away the power to borrow money, or to make laws about bankruptcies.  All of these are areas in which we need Congress to be able to act. Congress, as the legislative...

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What powers do the legislative branch not have?

A:  The main job of the legislature is to make and amend laws, but it can not enforce the laws (this is done by the executive branch), nor can it adjudicate them (this is done by the judiciary branch) In the US, since the constitution was written, the executive and judicial branches have attempted to place checks and balances on the power of the legislative branch, or Congress. Here''s a good link: http://www.answers.com/topic/separation-of-powers...

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Why was the Supreme Court Case ''U.S. vs. Nixon'' important in defining the powers of the branches of government?

A:  the supreme court case ''U.S. vs. Nixon'' limited the power of the president after the watergate scandal happened. the president cannot use executive privilege as an excuse to withhold evidence that is ''demonstrably relevant in a criminal trial.'' This case was important because it did much to define the power of the president to claim executive privilege.  The Court rejected Nixon''s expansive claim of executive privilege in this case.  It ruled that the president is not immune from having to comply with orders from courts. In this case, Nixon had been ordered to turn over tapes that he had made of conversations regarding the Watergate investigation.  He refused, saying the president was immune from having to...

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What powers does the exectutive branch hold over the legislative branch?

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What is the Three powers of the legislative branch?

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By having the three exclusive powers the sensate can limit the power of what branches of government?

A:  I don''t know what ''three exclusive powers'' you are referring to. Congress (the Legislative Branch) by wording proposed legislation which eventually may become law, can limit the exercise of control of the Executive Branch (which is the branch charged with carrying out the laws), and by re-wording laws which the Supreme Court (Judicial Branch) considers can alter the law and bring it into conformity with the constitution....