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Barmore Chapter 11
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system that divides powers between a national government and the state governments
the system in which virtually all power lies with a central government
official governmental bodies that handle situations in which judges might not be doing their jobs well
judicial action commission
governor who was voted out of office in a recall election in 2003
federal money given tot state governments for a specific purpose- "with strings attached"
process by which a law is referred to the voters to approve or reject
Supreme Court case that reversed a lower court's decision that declared a law of congress to be unconstitutional
Reno vs Condon
the process by which voters can remove an elected official from office
the process by which the people can propose legislation
the most common form of state legislature
the power to reject certain parts of a cill without rejecting the whole bill
federal money given to state governments for general purposes-the state decides how to use the funds
Supreme Court case that ruled that apportionment for state legislatures must be by population
Reynolds vs Sims
state whose governor was recalled in a special recall election in 2003
state that came up with an innovative plan for choosing judges; now used by several states
only state with a unicameral legislature
the way that seats in a state legislature are divided among districts
gives that states all powers not given to the federal government nor denied to the states
south Carolina attorney-general who sued the US government over the Drivers privacy protection act
charges made on purchases of goods and services
he was elected state governor in a special recall election in 2003
a charge on certain goods, such as alcoholic beverages, gasoline, and tobacco
law of congress that made it illegal for states to sell personal information to marketers and other businesses
Driver's Privacy Protection Act
who was the women who was murdered in the drivers protection policy act
What are the three levels of most state's judicial systems?
-state appeals courts
name three powers that the states alone have
-set up local elections
-set up public school systems
name three powers that are shared by the federal and the state governments
-set up courts
name two powers that a state governor has in each of these rolls:
-how much money an agency receives
-gets to choose the agency
-governor has item vetos
-has a lot of power because it takes of 50% of legislature to override
-appoint state judges
-reduce or overturn a sentence
what are two advantages of having state judges be elected?
-election checks the power of a governor who might want to appoint unworthy candidates
-elected judges are more likely to favor the voter
what is one chief argument to having judges appointed?
-governors make judicial selections based on the backgrounds and records of candidates
what are usually the two largest state agencies in a state government?
-The State Education Agency
-The State Transportation Agency
How many total are the 3 types of government are there?
percent of excise tax
precent of the other option in matching
What group strongly support states rights?
Name a country with a unitary system
Name a country with a federal system
Name a country with a confederation system
What are 4 types of state funding a state depends on?
How many senators does of LA have?
How many representatives does LA have?
Salary of governor
salary of all elected executive officials
Salaries of representatives
What are the three requirements from the constitution on any judges?
-must have practiced law in the state of LA for at least 5 years prior to election
-have to live in the respective district or circuit they represent 2 years prior to election
-may not practice law while they are sitting as a judge
John Bel Edwards
secretary of state
Ron J Henson
commissioner of insurance
commissioner of agriculture
2 LA senators
4 LA representatives
president of senate
president pro tempor
sharon broome weston
speaker of the house
What are two different types of state lotteries?
two responsiblies of the secretary of state
-help conduct elections
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