Executive-Judicial Conflict

What are situations where the judicial and executive entities might come into conflict and what are the incentives for resolving them? If executive power rests in carrying out changes and judicial power rest in choosing the ED and allocating block rewards, is there an imbalance since the ED can be fired by the judicial if they don’t go along with judicial? How is judicial checked?@chrisamccoy

My understanding is that the Executive isn’t an executive like we think of the US President, but an operator whose role is to carry out decisions that have been decided by other parties in the governing system (based on the separation of powers that divides those responsibilities). Of course, an exception is when the executive veto’s the dWorkers vote - but even then there is the ability to overrule that veto. Basically the Executive is really an implementer. (I wonder if the brand name will get confusing for people for this reason…)

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A Judicial Branch member is checked by being fireable – if approved by governance. How it works:

  • The Executive Director (ED) files a Request to Remove a jBranch member
  • The Decentralized Branch (the miners) votes on it

This is most similar to a Delaware Corporation shareholder meeting where Board Members can be often be removed with a vote by the majority of shareholders. Without shareholders, it’s the miners who have the ultimate power to add and remove a jBranch member. The ED has the power to start the process. cc: @antone

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