Executive Branch Analysis

The three branches in the United States of America that make up the government are the Legislative Branch, the Judicial Branch, and the Executive Branch. Each branch has its own jobs, which are distributed evenly so there is not just one group in control of the entire government. One other part of the government that distributes the power in the government evenly is checks and balances. Checks and balances give branches the right to change or make void the acts of other branches. The first of the three branches is the Legislative Branch. This branch is headed by Congress and includes the House of Representatives and the Senate. The main job of the branch is to make and pass laws. The Legislative Branch also has to check on the other branches, …show more content…
One example of the executive branch checking another branch is when the president on May 16th of 2013 when President Barack Obama nominated four distinguished women to serve as federal judges, who would be becoming a part of the Judicial branch. The first of the women was Carolyn McHugh, who would be the first women from Utah to serve on the U.S. Court for Appeals. The second of the women was Pamela Reeves who would be the first women from the Eastern District of Tennessee to serve as a court judge. The third of the women was Elizabeth Wolford. Wolford would be the first women from the Western District of New York to serve as a court judge. Finally, the last women nominated was Debra Brown who would be the first African- American women to serve as a court judge in the Northern District of Mississippi and the first to serve as an Article III judge in the entire state of Mississippi. An example of another branch checking the Executive Branch is when the Legislative Branch overrules a veto. One case of this happening was on July 15th, 2008 when President George Bush vetoed a bill made to prevent doctors’ pay from being cut. Hours after the veto was put in place, the House of Representative voted 383-41 in favor to overturn the veto. This was soon supported by the Senate who voted 70-26 in favor of the …show more content…
This branch is headed by the Supreme Court. Some of its jobs include the reviewing the Constitution, laws, and cases involving the rights of the states. One example of this branch checking another branch is when the branch declares something the president has done, unconstitutional. One occurrence of this situation was in 1803 when William Marbury was appointed a Justice of Peace during the final parts of the United States’ second president, John Adams' term. However, James Madison, who was the following president, Thomas Jefferson’s secretary of state, refused to deliver Marbury’s commission. Marbury went to the Supreme Court, and Madison’s decision was deemed unconstitutional. An example of another branch checking Judicial is when the president nominates someone to become a judge. One significant example of this happening took place on January 28th of 1916 when President Woodrow Wilson nominated Louis Brandeis to join the Supreme Court. Brandeis went on to become the court’s first Jewish judge, much to the disappointment of

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