Checks and balances current events. Kellys current events class. This course looks at the role of the media on international national state local and school wide levels. As i explained a month into trumps term checks and balances are not always public and visibleevery elected official even trump operates under constraints and responds to messages.
Accordingly the constitution established a system of checks and balances in which the legislative executive and judicial branches of government each had powers reserved to it that the other. What the current congress doesnt seem to get is the necessity for bargaining and compromise. These seven vital principles have been largely forgotten in recent years obscured by the haze of a centralized government a citizenry that no longer thinks analytically and schools that dont adequately teach our young people about their history and their rights.
What were seeing is a salutary operation of checks and balances says ernest young a constitutional law professor at duke university school of law. The various federal courts all these government actors are constantly at work making implementing and interpreting laws. The two houses of congress.
Without that the result is gridlock. Find and analyze examples of checks and balances in current events the president his cabinet and the agencies they oversee.