Lesson 7 – Article III – The Judicial Branch

Assignment 1

In *Federalist 78 Alexander Hamilton describes the judicial branch as the weakest of the three branches of government.  He goes on to say that the general liberty of the people will be in no danger as long as the  judicial branch is separate from both the legislative and executive branches.

What provisions were placed in the constitution to keep the three branches separate?What has happened to weaken this separation?

– *from www.constitution.org
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Assignment 2

Please read this    from Federalist 78 found in The Founders’ Constitution. What is the meaning intended by the Framers of the word “unconstitutional” in your opinion?  What has “unconstitutional” come to mean now?

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