Civics 101 – Episode 34: Separation of Powers

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Each podcast episode of Civics 101 gives listeners a non-partisan, topical “refresher course on how American democracy was designed and how it is practiced in the real world.”

Episode 34: The terms Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances are closely related, but not the same. In this episode, learn how the Executive, Judicial, and Legislative branches are separated  - as well as kept in check.

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