Newest Issue - April 2018

April 2018 ABA Journal cover.

The executive branch pushes the boundaries of the separation of powers

When President Donald Trump was elected with what he saw as a mandate to shake things up, the stolid study of constitutional law suddenly became operatic, including the political doctrine of the separation of powers. Aspects of it are now dramatic topics, sometimes even on the street in a fashion, though only a quarter of Americans can name the three branches of government.

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