Essay on Power, By Christine Barbour, And Gerald C. Wright

1223 Words Dec 13th, 2016 5 Pages
What is power, according to the Keeping the Republic by Christine Barbour, and Gerald C. Wright it is defined as, the ability to get other people to do what you want. Out of all the five choices given the one that has the most power in our policy system is the Commander-in-Chief aka the President. Not President Obama because his leaving the White House on January 20, 2017 but he is still the Commander-In-Chief until the said date. The upcoming Commander-In- Chief is President Elect Trump. This guy will be one of the most powerful man in the world, next year.
The Chief Justices are appointed by the president, and serves for life, just like Anthony Kennedy that was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1988. The year I was born, so his been in service for about twenty-eight years. They do not have a specific amount of time to be in service, as long as they want to be Chief Justices they can. The only thing that could actually take these people out is when they pass or resigned. The Chief Justice is not the one that has more power because, how can a Chief Justice have more power if they need the president to appoint them in the position? They only take 1% of an 80,000 trials, they are really picky when it comes to dealing with trials.
The Speaker of the Assembly is simply the highest ranking in assembly that was elected by Assembly members. They can serve for about 2 years on the floor. The Senate President Pro Tempore is basically the Vice President, who has no official…

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