Institute: ONC | Component: 1 | Unit: 6 | Lecture: b | Slide: 5
Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Regulating Health Care
Lecture:Branches of Government and the Configuration of the U.S. Judicial System
Slide content:The Legal System in the U.S. Legislative House of Representatives Senate Executive The president Depts and agencies Judicial Judges Courts 5
Slide notes:This lecture describes the basic concepts of law in the U.S., including the branches of government, sources of law, classification of laws, the court system, and the trial process. There are three branches of government in the U.S.: legislative, executive, and judicial. At the federal level, the legislative branch consists of the House of Representatives and the Senate. The President of the United States is the head of the federal executive branch, which includes numerous departments and agencies, such as the Department of Labor and the Department of Health and Human Services. The federal court system includes local federal district courts, district courts of appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. 5