Unformatted text preview: referendum. The procedure for submitting to popular vote the removal of officials from office before the end of their term is called a(n) recall Judicial Review is the power of a court to refuse to enforce a law or a government regulation that in the opinion of the judges conflicts with the U.S. Constitution or, in a state court, the state constitution. Writ of mandamus is a court order directing an official to perform an official duty. A(n) impeachment is a formal accusation against a public official, the first step in removal from office. A(n) executive order is a directive issued by a president or governor that has the force of law. Executive privilege is the power to keep executive communications confidential, especially if they relate to national security/...
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- Spring '10
- Law, Separation of Powers, President of the United States, popular vote