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A Call to Action: Threats to Judicial Independence Place Judicial Fairness and Impartiality at Risk

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The United States Constitution and California Constitution establish three separate-but-equal branches of government, which make up America's democracy. The legislative branch makes laws, the executive branch enforces the law, and the judicial branch interprets the law. The point of creating three separate-but-equal branches is a separation of powers, so one branch does not get too powerful and become oppressive. Judges are under a legal duty to follow the rule of law. A judge must be free from ...
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