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Nicaraguan Judicial System

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Local judges exercise their civil case duty in the municipalities; district judges exercise their criminal court duty in autonomous regions (and the local judge duty if the monetary value reaches a particular threshold); the Court of appeals resolves appeal cases from the previous tiers; the Supreme Court is the highest court and is divided into four chambers: contentious-administrative, criminal, constitutional, and civil.
In addition, the Nicaraguan government has an electoral branch. The branch has elections every four years and is in charge of the organization of voting, plebiscites, and referendums.
Moreover, with respect to law-making, every project of law must be presented to the Secretary of the National Assembly with its respective exposition of motives. The project, if approved, is passed to specific commission, then particular. If endorsed, the project is passed to the executive branch where it will be signed or vetoed. Lastly, the political party situation in Nicaragua is slightly more representative than the United States party system. The contemporary parties for Nicaragua are: the prominent party FSLN (current presidential incumbent; have sixty-three seats in the National Assembly); The Nicaraguan Liberal Alliance (which formed because of former President Arnoldo Aleman’s corruption that persisted even after his
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The ability of the president to deprive citizens of their natural rights --and of the presidents near omnipotent power -- makes Nicaragua a questionable democracy and dormant oligarchy. The contemporary news and light history of corruption can lead an observer to believe their political efficacy to be misconstrued as there could be a lot of surreptitious and non-conspicuous activity. Nicaragua is, by concept, a democratic, participative and representative Republic due to its’ participatory elements (though not as much as the United States as it is seemingly closer to true
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