separation of powers

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see Constitution of the United StatesConstitution of the United States,
document embodying the fundamental principles upon which the American republic is conducted. Drawn up at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787, the Constitution was signed on Sept.
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The Supreme Court on Wednesday assured the people that it would always be guided by the rule of law and remain free from any influence from the other branches of government.
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Peng Long agreed with the intention to have the legislative and executive branches of government and the private sector work together on the law.
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He, however, asserted that the branches of government 'have been respectful to judges and justices.'
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Even though the Oklahoma Constitution spells out three separate but equal branches of government, Oklahomas judiciary has been left to wither on the vine.
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