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checks and balances

There are many places where the checks and balances in the United States Constitution seem to have been circumvented at least minimally by one branch over another. Do you think the checks and balances set forth in the Constitution are still valid as a method of controlling government? Do you believe they are appropriately working? Why or why not?

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Check and Balances:

When it comes to power, checks and balances have to be closely watched for example, in the United States, there has been several incidences of power abuse in the historical moments which some have been corrected by law and others were not corrected such as the growth of corporate wealth (Farhang 2008).

Separation of powers is a notion included in the American constitution where the several branches of the government have powers shared between them after they are created. Powers of one branch of the government can be challenged by another branch. The branches in context are ...

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