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Where does law come from?
|Separation of powers||"Separation of powers" is the principle of having independent branches of government with different powers.|
|Congress law/statues:||The term "statutes" refers to law created by the legislature. Legislation that becomes law is frequently referred to as "laws," "codes," or "acts," but those terms also have several other meanings. To avoid confusion, in this lesson "statutes" or "statuto|
|Executive regulations||In this context the term "regulations" refers to rules, standards, and orders that have the force of law and are issued by agencies. For example, income tax regulations are adopted by the Internal Revenue Service (an agency) and are law, just as binding a|