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What does SOP stand for?

SOP stands for Separation of Powers

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He complained that the separation of powers holds the government back in its efforts to better service the country.
The lawsuit filed last week to remove a public employee from the Legislature argues that serving as an elected member of the legislative branch while working for the executive branch violates the constitution's separation of powers.
Appearing at a press meeting over a constitutional bill, Kadir Ozbek said discarding separation of powers in changing the panel's structure would be "an obvious breach of the general principles of law, the basic philosophy of the constitution, and several provisions of the constitution on the basic principles of the republic, and the use of sovereign power.
edu/uscpress College-level collections strong in foreign affairs history must have Foreign Affairs and the Constitution in the Age of Fighting Sail: it brings to life events of 1793 and the first test of President George Washington's efforts to establish a foreign policy and to enforce the Constitution's separation of powers statute.
The "chains of the Constitution" to which he referred were the various structural devices--federalism, separation of powers, checks and balances, and ultimately, the ability of the people to amend the Constitution--the devices that its framers put in the document to help check the abuse of political power.