1. Government

    Senatorial courtesy refers to the tradition whereby: A.nominees for federal judgeships are treated with respect during Senate confirmation hearings ,even by senators who plan to vote against the nominee. B.senators usually defer to the president's choice

    asked by Anonymous on December 29, 2011
  2. math214

    There were seven nominees for president and four nominees for vice president. In how many ways can the state be chosen?

    asked by alicia on March 8, 2010
  3. government

    who becomes acting president if the president is disabled a. the speaker of the house b. the president pro tempore of the senate c. a candidate nominated by the president d. the vice president d

    asked by jere on January 15, 2008
  4. History

    1:Why did the Framers decide that federal judges should be appointed for life rather than elected every few years? A:Appointed judges are not swayed by public opinion.*** B:Appointed judges follow the president's goals for the country. C:Appointed judges

    asked by Anonymous on January 22, 2018
  5. government

    There is much debate in our country about activist judges and strict constructionist judges. Do you believe that judges should be limited to interpreting what the constitution and federal laws say?

    asked by Dora on October 21, 2012
  6. politics

    Senatorial courtesy: A. gives a senator a role in appointing judges. B. means that questioning judicial nominees follows committee seniority. C. played a role in confirming judges in the nineteenth century but is no longer practiced. D. refers to senators

    asked by bev on May 27, 2017
  7. Criminal Justice/Judical System

    A federal judge can be removed from the bench via: A. public vote. B. impeachment in the House of Representatives and conviction by the Senate. C. discretion by the president of the United States. D. a majority vote by other federal judges. I think it's

    asked by Pat on February 8, 2015
  8. politics

    Which of the following is a restriction on congressional power over the federal courts? A. The power to create or expand federal courts B. Judges being constitutionally appointed for life terms C. The authority of Congress to enact spending and revenue

    asked by bev on May 27, 2017
  9. American Politics

    A few questions that I can't find answers to in the book: How does the Constitution attempt to keep [federal] judges independent and removed from politics? What role does the U.S. attorney play in the federal judicial system? Thanks, Amy :) The Federal

    asked by Amy on December 6, 2006
  10. Civics--HELP

    Below are some of the powers of the legislative branch: Can impeach and remove the president, Creates lower federal courts, overrides presidential vetoes, and appropriates money. Which constitutional power of the legislative branch is missing from this

    asked by Jasmine on December 5, 2013
  11. Constitution

    Which government oficials reveive appointments for life? President senators federal judges representatives?

    asked by Billy on November 15, 2007
  12. science

    The President's power to veto congressional legislation and the requirement that Congress confirm the President's nominees to the Supreme Court are both examples of what?

    asked by roenna on July 23, 2013
  13. government

    The President's power to veto congressional legislation and the requirement that Congress confirm the President's nominees to the Supreme Court are both examples of what?

    asked by keith on January 6, 2011
  14. Civics

    The legislative branch checks the power of the judicial branch by appointing federal judges dissolving federal courts declaring judicial actions unconstitutional impeaching and removing judges What is the answer?

    asked by Dustin on January 23, 2017
  15. USG

    federal district judges generally represent the values and attitudes of the states that they serve. how can a president assure that an appointee meets this criterion?

    asked by grant on February 16, 2017
  16. Amercian Government

    5. Which of the following actions best describes judicial powers in the Unites States? * the Supreme Court judges make new laws. *The president appoints Supreme Court judges. * Supreme Court judges serve in their positions for life. * The Supreme Court

    asked by Becky on October 6, 2016
  17. History

    The want concert, arising from the want of a general authority and from clashing and dissimilar views in the State, has hitherto frustrated every experiment..., and will continue to do so as long as the same obstacles to a uniformity of measures continues

    asked by anonymous on January 29, 2018
  18. Government

    Which of the following is a true statement about the power of congress? A. Congress may overrule the bill of rights B. Congress may pass any law necessary and proper to carry out it enumerated powers C. Congress may overrule decisions by federal judges D.

    asked by Mila on October 26, 2016
  19. politics

    Which of the following can create political pressure on federal judges? A. Judges can be impeached by Congress. B. They are appointed for life. C. The budget for the judiciary is controlled by Congress. D. Both A and C are correct. D?

    asked by bev on May 27, 2017
  20. Government Check

    1.)The President's power to veto congressional legislation and the requirement that Congress confirm the President's nominees to the Supreme Court are both examples of what? a.)Checks and balances b.)Civil rights c.)=Limited government d.)Judicial review

    asked by Ariel on June 27, 2010
  21. government

    the bill of rights: guarantees the states the right to coin money, provides for the president veto right, guarantees certian rights for individuals such as a fair treatment before the law,guarantees the right of the people to elect federal judges .i think

    asked by Anonymous, on September 20, 2008
  22. Government

    1. How is the supreme court equal to the other branches of government? a. It has the same powers as the legislative branch and executive branch. b. It enforces the laws along with the president. c It creates laws like the legislative branch. d. It

    asked by Government Help on January 2, 2017
  23. Carnita

    What is John G. Roberts background, before being nominated by President Bush? Why he chosen for the Court, and by whom

    asked by Anonymous on November 17, 2010
  24. american goverment

    The system of checks and balances allows the Supreme Court to A. veto legislation passed in Congress. B. nominate candidates for congressional seats. C. declare acts of the president unconstitutional. D. select judges to serve in the federal court system.

    asked by lalt on February 23, 2012
  25. Civics

    Which of the following is the best example of the idea of "separation of powers" in the American constitutional system? A.The president appoints judges, but legislators get elected.** B. The process for creating laws involves Congress and the president.**

    asked by Need help on December 8, 2016
  26. goverment check answers

    What does Congress have the power to do? buy land and elect the state governors coin money and declare war make treaties and nominate judges manage state parks and build roads not sure Which of the following is a difference between the House of

    asked by jimm on March 27, 2015
  27. Civics

    Which of the following is the best example of the idea of "separation of powers" in the American constitutional system? A.The president appoints judges, but legislators get elected.** B. The process for creating laws involves Congress and the president.**

    asked by Civics help on December 8, 2016
  28. English

    Critical Thinking questions Need help!! Due tomorrow. 1. According to each President, who could best bring about social and economic change? 2. What actions did each President take to respond to the Great Depression? 3. Roosevelt asserted that the expanded

    asked by Michael on January 21, 2016
  29. American Government

    3. Which of the following statements about the president's judicial powers are true? Select all that apply. A- The president's amnesty power pardons those who have violated the law. B- The president's can pardon himself from impeachment C- The president's

    asked by Becky on December 6, 2016
  30. Government US

    What is the greatest restriction on appeals in the United States? a. the refusal by state appeals court judges to grant even a first appeal b. a federal law that bars in most instances a second federal appeal by a state prison inmate c. the lack of any

    asked by Jenaan on September 21, 2011
  31. plz help law

    if company cannot change the consitution can the comany take shares from robert? Robert acquired 2000 shares in his own name and 6000 shares in the names of nominees. This gives Robert 24.65% of the voting power of the company. The shares have been

    asked by sarah on April 17, 2007
  32. American Government

    3. Which philosophers of the European Enlightenment influenced the founding documents of American government through their theory of social contract? A. Michel de Montaigne and Denis Diderot B. Charles de Montesquieu and Mary Wollstonecraft C. Thomas

    asked by Abby on February 1, 2017
  33. Government

    which of the following is an example of the principle of checks and balances? A)President can veto an act of congress. B)Members of congress have the power to raise their own salaries C)Federal courts have the power to hear cases involving federal law

    asked by Fred on September 2, 2016
  34. Criminal Justice/Judicial System

    Congress has delegated the responsibility of setting the rules of practice, procedure and evidence in federal courts to the ___________ of the United States. A. federal judges B. state judiciary C. Rules Committee D. Judicial Conference *34 L03 I think

    asked by Pat on January 31, 2015
  35. American government

    A shift toward cooperative federalism was evidenced by President Obama support of the silly bill that included temporary ________ funding for ________ function such as education and public safety. A. Federal;federal B. State;state C. State;federal D.

    asked by sallie on March 12, 2016
  36. Government US

    Which of the following people are least likely to believe that money has too much influence on judges? a. lawyers b. judges c. citizens d. police Wouldn't it be judges themselves?

    asked by HM on November 16, 2011
  37. Civics

    Why do federal judges serve for life?

    asked by Bob on October 22, 2009
  38. 7th grade civics

    Why are federal judges appointed and not elected?

    asked by nathaniel on October 14, 2009
  39. college english

    I have to revise sentences to eliminate illogical or overused coordination. Are the following sentences correct? Thanks! The object of fencing is to be the first to touch the opponent five times, and a "president," who is sometimes assisted by a number of

    asked by Jennifer on September 26, 2010
  40. history US

    Theodore roosevelt was nominated for vice-president because a. he had campaigned energetically for the post. b. mark hanna wanted him. c. the new york bosses schemed to get rid of him. d. his conservatism would offset mckinley's liberalism.

    asked by sarah on January 19, 2009
  41. college

    What are the methods of judicial selection for federal judges?

    asked by Robin on December 6, 2010
  42. HISTORY

    I cannot find these . What are the number of courts and number of judges in the: Supreme Court Court of International Trade Court of Appeals dor the Federal Circuit The Supreme Court and the Court of International Trade both have 9 judges. The Court of

    asked by Suzi on April 26, 2007
  43. social studies

    The officials and employees who help the president manage his executive duties are collectively known as the _____. federal branch federal bureaucracy federal umbrella executive umbrella

    asked by Anonymous on December 10, 2013
  44. Government US

    What is an advantage in electing judges? a. Judges are more responsive. b. Judges are more independent. c. Judges are more competent. d. Judges are both more independent and more competent. I would say D ?

    asked by HM on November 16, 2011
  45. government

    the federal bureaucracy is a. all the agencies, people, and procedures through which the federal government operates b. hierarchical in structure c. headed by the president d. all of the above d

    asked by jere on January 16, 2008
  46. Science

    The u.s. constitution provides that each of the three branches of the federal government has certain powers that can limit the powers of the other branches. These limitations are known as the system of checks and balances. Which of the following actions is

    asked by Mydogbear on May 14, 2017
  47. law

    how can i advise Robert about the proposed meeting to change the constitution of Wellbuilt Pty Ltd with particular reference to his rights in relation to the his shares? Wellbuilt Pty Ltd is a large proprietary company running a medium sized commercial

    asked by Nina on April 4, 2007
  48. American Government

    Why did the framers insist that federal judges be appointed for a lifetime of service?

    asked by Karen on December 12, 2016
  49. American Government

    Why do presidents prefer federal judges who tend to agree with their views?

    asked by Erica on January 4, 2017
  50. History

    Describe an advantage of havinf federal judges appointed rather then elected

    asked by Hannah on January 26, 2011
  51. American Government

    Why do presidents prefer federal judges who tend to agree with their views?

    asked by Emily on January 22, 2017
  52. History

    President Lyndon B. Johnson persuaded Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The primary purpose of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was to A) protect impoverished groups by banning the poll tax. B) implement affirmative action programs at the federal

    asked by Anonymous on May 15, 2018
  53. American Government Please Check

    1. Which of the following correctly describes how treaties are made? a. The president negotiates a treaty, and the House must approve funding for it. b. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee negotiates a treaty, and the House and the president must

    asked by girly girl on March 1, 2018
  54. Social Studies (Check, Please!)

    1. What were the effects of the new Red Scare on federal employees? A: The new Red Scare forced federal employees to undergo stricter screenings and termination if they were suspected of being disloyal. 2. What was President Eisenhower's "new look" for the

    asked by Victoria on January 25, 2016
  55. civics

    Cabinet members are nominated by the President and confirmed by Secretary of State House of Reps Senate Supreme Court is it Supreme Court?

    asked by Katie on May 26, 2011
  56. History

    1. Which of the following describes a power that allows states to check changes to the national government? A. States may tax their own residents B. States hold and manage elections for federal officials C. States have the right to make their own laws D.

    asked by Charlotte Dunois on April 10, 2019
  57. Government

    True or false The heads of the executive departments form the Executive Office of the president. I think it's false. Am I right? A president's threat to grant amnesty can sometimes convince Congress to make changes in a bill to satisfy the President's

    asked by Suzi on April 18, 2007
  58. criminal justice

    a 700- to 1,050-word essay in APA format on the qualities of effectiveness versus ineffectiveness of judges. In your essay o Describe the responsibilities of judges. o Identify attributes of both effective and ineffective judges. o Provide an example of an

    asked by Anonymous on November 21, 2009
  59. Civics

    What must be true of a bill which has become law at a federal level? It must have been signed by the president It must be in the best interest of all Americans It must have passed both the house and the senate*** It must have been introduced into the

    asked by jeje on January 18, 2015
  60. civics

    What must be true of a bill which has become law at a federal level? It must have been signed by the president. It must be in the best interest of all Americans. It must have passed both the House and the Senate. It must have been introduced into the

    asked by bcbd on January 3, 2017
  61. federal reserve policy

    the president has influence on federal reserve policy because of what? because the president appoints the seven members of the Board of Governors for staggered 14-year terms. The long terms provide a degree of isolation of the Board from policy directives

    asked by danny sellers on June 18, 2005
  62. AED 200

    Identify the roles district, state, and federal government agencies have in your local schools. Which agency do you feel has the most significant influence in making policy and curriculum decisions at the local level? Why? This is what I came up with.

    asked by Ashley on April 14, 2009
  63. U.S. History

    Explain why President Wilson proposed the establishment of the Federal Reserve System. A: President Wilson proposed the establishment of the Federal Reserve System to restore public confidence in the banking system. The United States had not had a central

    asked by Victoria on October 26, 2015
  64. American Government

    1. how is the supreme court equal to the other branches of government? a. it has the same powers as the legislative branch and executive branch. b. it enforces the laws along with the president*** c. it creates laws like the legislative branch d. it

    asked by Alice Keign on December 12, 2016
  65. American Government

    1) How is the Supreme Court equal to the other branches of government? A) It has the same powers as the legislative branch and executive branch** B) It enforces the laws along with the president C) It creates laws like the legislative branch D) It

    asked by Juliet on December 6, 2016
  66. Constitution... multiple choice

    Please help me because I cannot find any of these answers. Thanks 1. Justices of the Supreme Court are selected by the: A) President B) House of Representatives C) Senate D) American Bar Association 2. The number of judges on the Supreme Court is

    asked by Anonymous on August 23, 2006
  67. AFRICAN

    HELLO, MY NAME IS UDAL YAM I AM FROM NIGERIA, I JUST MOVE TO DA AMERICAS. PLES HELP ME WITH MY HOMA WORK. THE QUESTION IS HOW ARE FEDERAL JUDGES ELECTED?

    asked by nigerian on January 29, 2018
  68. American Government

    1) Which of the following is a function of the executive branch? A) writing legislation B) administering the law** C) challenging legislation in court D) repealing law 2) Which of the following reasons best explains why Congress enacted the War Powers

    asked by Juliet on November 8, 2016
  69. Government and Politics

    Which of these is the president responsible for appointing? A. All ambassadors B. All county judges C. All state officials D. All civil servants I think that it is C. am I correct?

    asked by Ronald on October 13, 2016
  70. social studies

    Which of the following actions is a check by the executive branch on the actions of the legislative branch? 1. The Senate votes against a treaty made by the President. 2. The President vetoes a bill passed by congress. 3. A federal court declares a

    asked by miss on May 28, 2016
  71. Civics

    Which statement about the relationship between the judiciary and the federal bureaucracy is false? The federal bureaucracy is subject to the authority of the judicial branch. If a court finds fault with government action, it can issue an injunction. =The

    asked by unknown on February 15, 2012
  72. government

    A shift towaard cooperative federalism was evidenced by President Obama's support of the stimulus bill that included temporary_______funding for_______functions such as education and public safety. A.federal;state B.state;state C.state;federal

    asked by Carrie on January 6, 2015
  73. History

    How did John Calhoun react to the Tariff of 1828? A. He used his power as Vice President to influence President Jackson to oppose the tariff. B. He led a charge to impose sticker regulations on the second bank of the United States. C. He devised a force

    asked by Angel on August 29, 2017
  74. Social Studies

    How did John Calhoun react to the Tariff of 1828? A. He used his power as Vice President to influence President Jackson to oppose the tariff. B. He led a charge to impose sticker regulations on the second bank of the United States. C. He devised a force

    asked by Soccer_girl on November 14, 2018
  75. POL201

    The idea of original intent claims that A. judges should try to understand what the views of those who authored certain provisions of the Constitution. B judges should interpret the Constitution on the basis of what the Framers and later authors of various

    asked by Joy Page on August 11, 2014
  76. government

    the job of the national security council is to a. advise the president about foreign trade b. prepare the federal budget c. supervise the civil service d. advise the president about the nation's safety a or d. but ill go with...a

    asked by jere on January 16, 2008
  77. pleasse check social studies

    The type of jurisdiction to consider the decisions of lower courts is known as _______________. (1 point) appellate original limited juvenile*** 2. Which of the following courts would hold jurisdiction over the violation of a parking ordinance in Atlanta?

    asked by XenaGonzalez on February 23, 2015
  78. civics

    the senate power of advice and consent does not apply to the federal judges true or fales . and what's the right answer. is it true

    asked by roc on August 10, 2009
  79. Question

    Entries will be judged by professional artists only. Each quarterly judging and the Grand Prize judging may have different panels of judges. The decisions of the judges are entirely their own and are final. They said in the FAQ: Q: Are there any

    asked by Lauren on December 27, 2011
  80. American Government

    1) The Executive Office of the president is commonly called "the president's right arm" because it hosts agencies composed of which of the following? A) congressional leaders from the majority party B) influential members of various political parties C)

    asked by Juliet on November 15, 2016
  81. Civics

    6.   If both the president and the vice president are unable to fulfill their duties, who takes over as president?  A. President pro tempore of the Senate B. Attorney general C. Speaker of the House D. Secretary of state "In the case that the

    asked by Sarah on April 3, 2015
  82. History

    Which one of the following is a legislative power held by state legislatures? selecting federal judges approving or rejecting executive appointments defining crimes and punishments impeaching corrupt officials

    asked by Anonymous on May 27, 2018
  83. us history

    Some help with this questions would be great....thanks everyone. I would like to say the answer is #1. As president, John Quincy Adams supported... 1.a national bank to promote a uniform currency and to control credit. 2.a strict limit on the powers of the

    asked by Diana on November 29, 2010
  84. law--

    discuss whether or not the changes to the selection of judges is leading to a wider cross section of people becoming judges. please help thanks

    asked by elizabeth on April 9, 2011
  85. US GOV

    Which of the following statements concerning the Twenty-fifth Amendment is incorrect? a. It allows the vice president to serve as acting president in the case of presidential disability. b. It allows the vice president alone to declare the president

    asked by Brooke on November 18, 2011
  86. history

    please check president Roosevelt's progressive record included all the following EXCEPT a. conservation of forest land b. break-up of several trusts deemed harmful to the public c. regulation of food and drugs d. establishment of the Federal Reserve System

    asked by history on April 3, 2009
  87. english

    In the sentence: Supreme Court judges see many cases. Should judges be Capitalized?

    asked by Nikki on August 26, 2007
  88. history

    What was the significance of the Supreme Court's ruling in the Marbury vs. Madison case? The ruling determined that Congress could act against the president if it wished. The ruling determined that the Supreme Court was more powerful than the president.***

    asked by Alicia on November 7, 2016
  89. HISTORY HELP

    how did the seventeenth to the constitution affect the process of senatorial elections? A)It allowed senators to be chosen by state legislatures B)it allowed senators to be appointed by the president C)it allowed senators to be elected by voters in the

    asked by A.A on October 13, 2016
  90. ag

    how did the seventeenth to the constitution affect the process of senatorial elections? A)It allowed senators to be chosen by state legislatures B)it allowed senators to be appointed by the president C)it allowed senators to be elected by voters in the

    asked by anayde [PLEASE HELP!] on October 13, 2016
  91. History

    6.)What was the significance of the supreme Court's ruling in the "Marbury Vs. Madison Case? A.)The ruling determined that congress could act against the president if it wished B.)The ruling determined that the supreme court was more powerful than the

    asked by YRN DJ on January 12, 2016
  92. SOCIAL STUDIES (CHECK ANSWERS) ASAP

    1. Which of the following responsibilities are held by the legislative, rather than the executive branch? Select two answers. A) writing and voting on new laws**** B) providing social programs to citizens C) selecting new judges for federal courts D)

    asked by Bat-Man on September 15, 2016
  93. cjs 220

    what are the methods of judicial selection for federal appellate, state appellate and state trial court judges?

    asked by pinky on December 8, 2009
  94. crt/205

    I have trouble with labeling these statements if someone can help I would appreciate it. I need to know if the labeling is correct if not what is the correct labeling. I believe these are ambiguous or vague statements-1. federal reserve looking to spend

    asked by sheila on October 31, 2010
  95. Social studies-Unit 6 :building on Economics Basic

    2. What is one source of revenue for the federal government to pay for public goods and services? A - property taxes B- sales taxes C- income taxes D- excise taxes I think it's c ! 3. What is one the things the federal reserve system does? A- set income

    asked by Waves wit da hoodie on May 25, 2017
  96. GOVERNMENT

    Please help. I'm trying to figure these True or False questions. A President's threat to grant amnesty can sometimes convince Congress to make changes in a bill to satisfy the President's objections. T or F I think it's true. Am I right? As the nation has

    asked by Suzi on April 19, 2007
  97. POL 201 American National Government

    1) Presidents often seek to control the federal bureaucracy by doing all of the following except: a) filling the top echelon of executive organizations with political appointees who share their values. b) assigning members of the White House staff

    asked by John on July 28, 2013
  98. history

    Which statement about Attorney General Palmer is true? A) He criticized President Wilson's decision to release Eugene Debs B) As attorney general, he championed the rights of free speech C) Promoting Red Scare hysteria was part of his attempt to be

    asked by sharice on March 5, 2011
  99. POL 201

    Q:An independent regulatory authority, like the Federal Reserve Board. A)is subject to legislative oversight. B)operates independently of both the President and Congress. C)takes orders from the President. D)engages in partisan politics Q:A clientelist is

    asked by Tiff on May 20, 2014
  100. Government

    I have three questions: Why does the Constitution allow the Federal Gov't to levy taxes? How can a governor's message power affect the legislation in a State? What do you think are some reasopns why the president was given almost unlimited military powers?

    asked by Kasey on January 23, 2007