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Episode 33: "Separation of Power is a Trick, a Shadow on the Wall" – Learned Hands: The Official Podcast of the Westerosi Bar Association
In this thirty-third episode of Learned Hands, the Official Podcast of the Westerosi Bar Association, Merry & Clint ask: What are the horizontal Separations of Powers that exist in Westeros? What similarities exist between the Seven Kingdoms and the US Federal Government? What the hell does the Master of Laws even do?????Our analysis this week includes:Your Hands run down the origins and duties of all of the various Hands, Masters, Maesters, Ministers, Protectors, Guards, and officers that make up the Westerosi Central Government.We also give the Official Learned Hands Guess on what the Master of Laws actually does.Merry does what can charitably be described as the worst French accent of all time.Clint continues his debate with James Madison, America's daintiest autocrat.Extensive digressions on disaster bisexual Alexander Hamilton, the nondelegation doctrine, and Dick Cheney aka irl Tywin Lannister.Discussion of how the Faith and the Citadel play into checks and balances and separations of powers.We also update the WBA 2023 Dues Donation Drive which is ON NOW (PAY YOUR DUES)Supplemental reading: Where do pay your duesFederalist 47, and other Federalist Papers to read at your leisure.Learn other fun and interesting facts about James MadisonBumpers by Ser Ethan the Bookish. Extensive audio engineering by LittleWolfBird. Intro & Outro music courtesy Sid Luscious & The Pants. . None of this should be construed as legal advice OBVIOUSLY. Support the show
- Episode 33: "Separation of Power is a Trick, a Shadow on the Wall"
- Episode 32: "The United States of Westeros; Federalism in the Seven Kingdoms"
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