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A system states in the US Constitution that allows one branch to cancel or rule out another branch's actions. This is only if there is a logical explanation for the cancelation of the action.
The legislative branch wanted to give President Bush balloons for his birthday, but the jurisdicial branch used checks and balances to stop them from doing so. Bush was sad and ordered a cake of his own with a picture of Osama on it.
by Ninja_C January 29, 2008