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The Executive Branch - Introduction
The Executive Branch of the United States Government includes the agencies and departments that take direction from the President, who is the administrative head of the executive branch. Through regulations, the Executive branch enforces laws. Laws are created by the Legislative branch in Congress and are interpreted by the Judicial branch through the Courts.
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Use the guides United States Government Information guide linked below to find more resources regarding the Executive Branch.
United States Courts
The official website of the U.S. Federal Courts. Find court records, statistics, forms & fees, and current and historical information abut the Federal Courts and Federal Judges.
U.S. Courts: Federal Courts
Find information about federal courts and their history. You will also find links to: a glossary of legal terms, a court finder, electronic case files,
Includes legal cases federal, state and landmark cases. Also includes state and federal statues and regluations.
Supreme Court Database
The Database contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case decided by the Court between the 1946 and 2012 terms. Examples include the identity of the court whose decision the Supreme Court reviewed, the parties to the suit, the legal provisions considered in the case, and the votes of the Justices.