How are citizens involved in the three branches of our federal government?
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The answer to this varies for each of the branches. The people are most directly involved with the legislative branch and least involved with the judicial branch.
The people are directly involved with the legislative and executive branches in that they vote for the people who are the leaders of those branches. In addition, the people can pressure these branches through the activities of interest groups or simply through writing letters expressing their opinions.
None of these options is really open with the judicial branch. The people are only able to be involved with this branch through bringing law suits. Sometimes interest groups will have legal strategies that involve bringing lawsuits to challenge laws that they wish to overturn.
In these ways, the people can be involved to some extent in each of the three branches, but they are least involved with the judicial branch.
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