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May 1 is Law Day!

May 1 is Law Day in the United States, a day to reflect on what the rule of law has meant to the development of our nation and the continuing role it plays. This year the focus is on Separation of Powers.

The Constitution establishes a power-sharing system among the executive, legislative, judicial branches. Each branch has its own powers and respects the powers of the other branches. Read more:

U.S. Courts

American Bar Association

Civics Renewal Network

Federal Bar Association - Infographic

Law Library of Congress

NET Nebraska Video

Nat'l Conference of State Legislatures

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