Chapter 12-Judicial Branch
Law and Societys influence on law: each society must develop and enact their own body of laws in
accordance with their history, social mores, folkways, cultural, religious and political viewpoints.
Laws are only meaningful if a
18 November 2016
The Creation of Super PACs
United is a Political Action Committee (PAC) in Washington D.C. The Federal
Elections Committee is defined as an independent regulatory agency, founded in 1975 b
Presidential leadership, in Barber's typology, can be divided into four different types or
categories of presidential character. These types would include Active-Negatives,
2. According to the trustee view of representation, members of Congress are delegates with
specific instructions from their voters at home on how to vote on critical issues.
False: According to the trustee view of rep
7. The 2016 Republican platform calls for raising the minimum wage and indexing it to inflation.
False, the 2016 Republican platform does not call for the raising of minimum wage and
indexing that to inflation.
8. On the environment, todays Republican Par
There are four main differences between the members of Congress and the American
public: religion, gender, ethnicity, money and/or party affiliation. From an objective point of view,
gender is the most important of the five, solely because there are more
Discussion 7 and 8
1. Yellow journalism is a former of journalism that involves little to no legitimate proof of
whatever it is referring to, instead, big headlines and pictures are plastered everywhere.
2. One example of yellow journalism today would be
The Elite Theory is defined as power residing with the few- Oligarchy. This theory is the
theory that supports the notion that the few have power over the many. In my opinion, the
few would be those that are wealthy, highly educated, and t
Herman Jones Jr.
Intro to Mass Communication
Professor: Irene Abrego
June 13, 2016
Mass Communication Interview Choices
The three names I would like to use will be:
1. Mark Austin:
Job Tittle: News Anchor
Company: KSAT 12 NEWS
Dillon Rule: A rule of judicial interpretation that a municipality may exercise only those powers expressly
conferred by statute, necessarily or fairly implied by the expressed power in the statute, or essential and
not merely convenient
home rule: the go
staredecisis:the legal principle of determining points in litigation according to
adversaryprocess: supports conflicting one-sided positions held by individuals,
groups or entire societies, as inputs into the conflict resolution situatio
The agency's key objectives are to promote production agriculture, consumer protection,
economic development and healthy living. TDAs mission is to partner with all Texans to
make Texas the nation's leader in agriculture, fortif
Rep. Rick Galindo
Relating to eliminating the state-required assessment instrument in social studies
administered to public school students in eighth grade.
An act relating to eliminating certain state-required assessment instruments and certain en
In the beginning of a campaign for office (whichever it is) there are several delegates to
choose from. The Primary elections are to kind of narrow down who the people think are
From what I have read, it is easy to see that state and federal government go hand in hand, but
dont always agree. The federal government is supposed to be the head government. When the Federal
Government writes an amendment, or passes a new law, a