“As every schoolchild knows, the federal government is divided into the legislative, executive, and judicial branches,” said the Pacific Legal Foundation in an email today. “This separation of powers was designed to ensure that government does not become oppressive. As James Madison put it, combining these powers into one branch would be “the very definition of tyranny.”
In his op-ed for The Hill, Pacific Legal Foundation’s Oliver Dunford describes how the three branches of government have surrendered some of their powers to an unofficial “fourth branch” composed of government agencies that combine legislative, executive, and judicial powers.
The thinking behind the case is interesting and of potential interest to manufactured housing beyond this specific and relevant legal matter. The download of their pleading is found at this link here. The issue is one that MHProNews previously reported on in the article linked below.
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