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    The Relationship Between Civil Rights and Separation of Powers

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    Define the separation of powers doctrine and the dual systems of governance in place in the United states and explain why these doctrines might be important to civil rights issues

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    Separation of powers is a way of government providing not only checks and balances, but also providing more than one access to governmental authority. Within the separation of power there are specific borders where each governmental division cannot intrude upon the authority of another or refuse to acknowledge the authority or rules of another.

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    A discussion on how the separation of powers affects civil rights in the United States. Dualism, state government and branches of government power are examined for how they affect civil rights.