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Separation of Powers
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
Source: National Constitution Center

Shorter definition of separation of powers than the definition given on the website. Also from a more reliable source.
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Outline of U.S. Government
Source: United States Department of State

This website contains a wealth of information about the U.S. government and its workings. Each topic, which includes items such as the three branches of government, landmark Supreme Court decisions and information on the Constitution, has a concise well-written description.
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Constitutional Topic: Separation of Powers
Source: The United States Constitution Online

This link explains where the Separation of Powers clause is found in the Constitution as well as gives a detailed explanation of the powers vested in each branch of the government by Steve Mount. There is also some history about where the concept of separation of powers came from.
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Glossary of Political Economy Terms- Separation of Powers
Source: Auburn University Dept. of Political Science

Complex definition of federalism and separation of powers by Dr. Paul Johnson. For someone who understands the concepts and wants more detailed information.
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