What is the role of the judiciary branch of government in Pennsylvania?
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What is the role of the judiciary branch of government in Pennsylvania?

The judiciary, or the courts, interpret laws, apply those laws, settle legal disputes and decide whether laws follow the state’s Constitution. There are five levels of courts in Pennsylvania with two additional courts in the state’s largest cities: Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Magisterial district courts are in all of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties except Philadelphia. Magisterial judges, […]

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Teaching with the Records of Congress
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Teaching with the Records of Congress

This is a rerecording of the webinar Teaching with the Records of Congress a presentation offered by the Center for Legislative Archives for educators on Thursday April 18, 2019. The Center for Legislative Archives, part of the National Archives and Records Administration preserves and makes available the historical records of the United States House of […]

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Should We Let 12-Year-Olds Vote?
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Should We Let 12-Year-Olds Vote?

– Do you think 12 year olds should be allowed to vote? – Absolutely not. – 12 year olds should not yet be allowed to vote. – Generally, 12 yer olds are easier to be manipulated. – 12 might be a little young, but they’re probably smarter than I am. – If they pass a […]

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