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msrbly Donating Member (141 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-14-05 04:51 PM
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2. Not technically correct . . .
Edited on Wed Sep-14-05 05:00 PM by msrbly
The Legislative branch creates the law. The Executive Branch (of which our "fearless leader" is a member) enforces the law and the Judicial Branch (which includes but is not limited to the Supreme Court) interprets the law.

In selecting Bush as president in 2000 the Supreme Court did not make law, it simply interpreted law (rather poorly in my opinion) and ensured that its interpretation was not precedent for future similar cases. Roberts will have no power to create law. That isn't to say that there isn't a danger in how he will or does interpret the law.
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