Constitutional Restraints on Political Power
October 31, 2016
The purpose of the Constitution is to create a national government, divide power
between the federal and state government, and protect the civil liberties of
precedent: previous court rulings on similar cases
Stare decisis: lets stand on decided cases, previous cases should inform on how recent cases
why precedents are not always adhered to:
Although judges are re
Compromises and plans in the Constitutional convention, (N/S Compromise, Virginia
Plan, . . .)
-Virginia Plan (Large State Plan): legislature dominated by states base on their
population. More people in a state means more reps in the lower chamber.
A given Sample data of the form
S = cfw_ x1, x2 , ., xn (is called Raw data , Unorganized data)
Then the mean and standard deviation determined by
x1 + x2 + x3 . + xn
The mean of any raw data set S determin
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Professor Dominic Caserta
Political power is distributed in America through federal, state, and local governments.
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