The Separation Of Powers Within The Constitution Of The United States

1485 Words Mar 14th, 2016 6 Pages
The Constitution stands as a model of cooperative statesmanship, the work of many minds and the art of compromise. The Doctrine of Separation as found in the Constitution of the United States. The separation of powers is separated into three separate branches: the executive, the legislative and the judiciary branch. Under the separation of powers, each branch has a separate function, and may not interfere with another branch. But all branches are intertwined. They work together and collaborate with one another and also stop each other from trying to assume too much power. According to our book the relationship has checks and balances that are built into the Constitution to ensure that no one branch of the federal government becomes too powerful. They put in ways to protect from harm or damage and protect our nation against cruel and unjustified hardship.
Under the system of checks and balances, each branch acts as a restraint on the powers of the other two. It is up to the president to either sign the law of Congress and making it a law or he can decide to Veto it. The Congress has the power to advise and give permission on presidential appointments and can also reject it. The courts own the power to decide what the constitution and laws meaning or significance is. They can keep it or change certain acts of the legislature and or decide to rule on the actions of the president. Most of the judges are decided before hand and the president and Congress can make a difference…

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