Essay On Legislative Branch

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Fatiyha Johnson Essay In my opinion the Legislative Branch or better known as Congress is the most powerful branch of government because Congress have powers granted to them that is very similar to the powers that the other two branches of government posses, except these certain common powers that all three branches share Congress have a little more control when it comes to the other two. What I mean by that is for example all the branches of government are involved in the lawmaking process yet Congress has powers at times to exceed the right of the other two and override their decisions sometimes. For instance the judicial branch regulates, enforces and upholds the law but Congress makes the laws that the judicial branch enforce. It seems…show more content…
Instead the president has to follow the wishes of the Congress and how they want that law to be regulated. Thus proving yet another way Congress can exceed the powers of another branch. Congress also have the power to alter a proposed bill and changing it to better suit their particular views and how they want the law to be constructed. Yes like stated before the president can do this but the judicial system can not. The only thing the judicial system can do is uphold that law the way congress intended but they don’t have the power to change it. The power of lawmaking I feel is most important because that means you have the power to regulate and decide how our society will be ran and Congress sits at the top of that chain when it comes to constructing our society. Being in charge per say of what laws are passed and the stipulations that come with these laws means you dictate are lives and keep us in check. It gives individuals consequences for their actions, it permits or allows people from doing certain things or at least make them think twice before they do it. If you think about it when you’re in high school prom ends early because teenagers have curfews and they can’t be out after midnight. That’s a law constructing when and how
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