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3/24/08 MS v. Johnson Can the court stop the president from executing an unconstitutional law? Mississippi sued the president Johnson from carrying out the reconstruction act. The court says they will not intervene with the president because it would violate the separation of powers. The court can only order an injunction if it’s a ministerial function (things which are routine). Anything that falls under the executive actions is left for the president to do. Article 2 lists the president’s power Congress can pass laws and give president power if it is constitutional. President’s only source of power is the constitution and constitutional power. Can an unconstitutional law give the president executive power? Count will not enjoin executive functions.
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Clinton v. Jones Jones filed a federal district court case against Clinton for an alleged assault when he was a governor.
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Unformatted text preview: She was able to fill a federal case because the charge was a violation of her civil rights. 1964 civil rights act. Breyer, concurs. Goldwater v. carter (1979) Article II, Section 2 He shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two third so the Senators present concur… Art VI: this constitution and the laws of the United States, which shall be made in Pursuance thereof, and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the authority of every state do the contrary notwithstanding Murphy v. Ford Article II, Section 2 The President…shall have Power to Grant Reprieves and Pardons for offences against the United States, except in Cases of Impeachment. For Wednesday Agee masstraa and chaduha. 3/26/08 Quiz Monday will cover everything after Gibbson to Chaudha....
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