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Harilaos I. Sorovigas, MBA, JD 1 GBL 323: Introduction to Business Law CLASS 6 Harilaos (Haris) I. Sorovigas, MBA, JD
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Harilaos I. Sorovigas, MBA, JD 2 Two Major Functions of the Constitution Creates the three  branches of government  and allocates powers to  these branches Executive Legislative Judicial Protects individual rights  by limiting the  government’s ability to  restrict those rights
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Harilaos I. Sorovigas, MBA, JD 3 Basic Constitutional Concepts Federalism and Delegated Powers Separation of Powers Checks and Balances
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Harilaos I. Sorovigas, MBA, JD 4 Federalism and Delegated Powers Federalism  is the U.S. form  of government. The federal government and  the 50 state governments  share powers. Enumerated powers  –  certain powers delegated to  the federal government by the  states.
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Harilaos I. Sorovigas, MBA, JD 5 Federalism and Delegated Powers  (continued) Any powers not specifically  delegated to the federal  government by the  Constitution are reserved to  the states. State governments are  empowered to deal with local  affairs.
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Harilaos I. Sorovigas, MBA, JD 6 Doctrines of Separations of Powers The federal government is separated into three branches.
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Harilaos I. Sorovigas, MBA, JD 7 The Doctrine of Separation of Powers Article I  of the Constitution  establishes the  legislative  branch  of government. Bicameral branch: the Senate the House of Representatives
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Harilaos I. Sorovigas, MBA, JD 8 The Doctrine of Separation of Powers  (continued) Article II  of the Constitution  establishes the  executive  branch  of government. Provides for the election of: •   the President  the Vice President
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Harilaos I. Sorovigas, MBA, JD 9 The Doctrine of Separation of Powers  (continued) Article III  of the Constitution  establishes the  judicial  branch  of the government. Establishes:  the Supreme Court other federal courts that may be  created by  the Congress
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Harilaos I. Sorovigas, MBA, JD 10 Checks and Balances Checks and Balances : : Certain Certain checks and balances checks and balances are are built into the constitution to ensure built into the constitution to ensure that no one branch of the federal that no one branch of the federal government becomes too powerful. government becomes too powerful.
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Harilaos I. Sorovigas, MBA, JD 11 Checks and Balances   Some of the  checks and  balances  in our system of  government are: The  judicial branch  has  authority to examine the acts of  the other two branches of  government and determine  whether these acts are  constitutional.
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Harilaos I. Sorovigas, MBA, JD 12 Checks and Balances   (continued) 1. The  executive branch  can  enter into treaties with  foreign governments only  with the advice and  consent of the Senate.
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course GBL 395 taught by Professor Lashbrooke during the Summer '08 term at Michigan State University.

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