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5 pages. Explains the separation of powers in the United States government, and how this can sometimes cause disharmony between the President and Congress. This results in inefficiency. In contrast, the British parliamentary system and the French presidential-parliamentary system both produce harmony between the executive and the legislative branches. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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In contrast, the British parliamentary system and the French presidential-parliamentary system both produce harmony between the executive and the legislative branches. THE UNITED STATES SEPARATION OF
POWERS In the separation of power type of government that we see in the United States, it is the Executive Branch that has the power of enforcing the law.
The other two branches of government, the judicial and legislative branches, have to sometimes step back and allow this to take place. When the Executive Branch takes this prosecutorial
discretion as it is called, there is normally no problem. However, Congress does have the right to enact a binding legal standard. When this happens, separation of powers
is null and void and "instead affirmatively permits the courts to assert their own constitutionally granted right to "say what the law is" (Loewenstein 351, 2001). In other words,
the courts can actually override the separation of powers to take their own action "even if presenting such arguments purposefully had been eschewed by the prosecution" (Loewenstein 351, 2001). For
reasons such as this there are times when the separation of powers does cause disharmony between the President and congress which sometimes can result in inefficiency. BRITISH PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM
While England appears to be ruled by the Queen, it is actually a democracy. England has what is called a parliamentary democracy. This means that the country is
ruled by the people and their representative who has been elected to serve for them. The representative then elect a Prime Minister who is the Chief Executive for that
Nation. Parliament is comprised of two houses: the House of Commons and the House of Lords. The House of Lords are appointed while the citizenry elects those in the House