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Key Concepts

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Federalism (1)
Rule of Law (2)
Separation of Powers (4)

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Definition of States Rights
http://dictionary.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/results.p
Source: FindLaw

Basic definition of States Rights from a legal dictionary.
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Rule of Law
http://www.constitutioncenter.org/explore/BasicGov
Source: National Constitution Center

This link provides a brief, concise definition of Rule of Law.
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Rule of Law Definition
http://dictionary.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/results.p
Source: Findlaw

This link provides a basic definition of Rule of Law from Merriam Webster´┐Żs Dictionary of Law.
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Separation of Powers
http://dictionary.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/results.p
Source: Findlaw

This link provides a basic definition of Separation of Powers from Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law and also provides a hyperlink to a definition of State's Rights.
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Sources of Law
http://www.lawhelp.org/GA/showdocument.cfm/County/
Source: National Constitution Center

Shorter definition of separation of powers than the definition given on the www.usconstitution.net website. Also from a more reliable source.
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