20 relations: Board of estimate, Board of Estimate of City of New York v. Morris, Borough president, Boroughs of New York City, Brooklyn, City of Greater New York, Constitutionality, Equal Protection Clause, Ex officio member, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Gotham Gazette, Mayor of New York City, New York City, New York City Comptroller, New York City Council, Reynolds v. Sims, Staten Island, Supreme Court of the United States, The New York Times, United States Department of Justice.
A Board of Estimate is a governing body in many counties and municipalities, particularly in the United States.
Board of Estimate of City of New York v. Morris, 489 U.S. 688 (1989), was a case argued before the United States Supreme Court regarding the structure of the New York City Board of Estimate.
Borough president is an elective office in each of the five boroughs of New York City.
New York City encompasses five county-level administrative divisions called boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.
Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.
The City of Greater New York was the term used by many politicians and scholars for the expanded City of New York created on January 1, 1898, by consolidating the existing City of New York with the East Bronx, Brooklyn, western Queens County, and Staten Island.
Constitutionality is the condition of acting in accordance with an applicable constitution; the status of a law, a procedure, or an act's accordance with the laws or guidelines set forth in the applicable constitution.
The Equal Protection Clause is part of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
An ex officio member is a member of a body (a board, committee, council, etc.) who is part of it by virtue of holding another office.
The Fourteenth Amendment (Amendment XIV) to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments.
The Gotham Gazette is an online publication of the Citizens Union Foundation of the City of New York, a government watchdog group focusing on issues confronting New York City.
The Mayor of the City of New York is head of the executive branch of New York City's government.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The Office of Comptroller of New York City is the chief fiscal officer and chief auditing officer of the city.
The New York City Council is the lawmaking body of the City of New York.
Reynolds v. Sims, was a United States Supreme Court case that ruled that unlike in the election of the United States Senate, in the election of any chamber of a state legislature the electoral districts must be roughly equal in population (thus negating the traditional function of a State Senate, which was to allow rural counties to counterbalance large towns and cities).
Staten Island is the southernmost and westernmost of the five boroughs of New York City in the U.S. state of New York.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. The Department of Justice administers several federal law enforcement agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The department is responsible for investigating instances of financial fraud, representing the United States government in legal matters (such as in cases before the Supreme Court), and running the federal prison system. The department is also responsible for reviewing the conduct of local law enforcement as directed by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The department is headed by the United States Attorney General, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Attorney General is Jeff Sessions.