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United states v nixon a case study separation of powers the division of the powers of government among the different branches separation of powers. Case background and primary source documents concerning the supreme court case of united states v nixon dealing with the principle of separation of. United states v nixon chief justice burger (opinion of the court) 418 us 683 excerpts in november 1972, richard nixon won a second term as president,.
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