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public hearing
hearings that gives individuals or businesses an opportunit y to express their viewson the proposals.
trials
a court proceeding
appeals or appellate courts
a person who loses a trial can sometimes ask a higher court to review and change the result of the trial.
precedent
court decision on a legal question that guides future cases with similar questions
treaty
an agreement or contract between countries.
lobbying
a way to influence the lawmaking process by convincing lawmakers to vote as you want to.
initiative
a procedure that enables a specified number of voters to propose a law by petition.
referendum
occurs when a legislative act is have been held on issues such as gun control, gay rights, abortion, environmental protection, and funding for schools, parks, roads, and other government programs.
recall
the removal of an elected official from office by a vote of the people