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Court orders are not self-executing because they are essentially just words on a piece of paper. If a person simply refuses to obey the decision or order, the judge has no ability to enforce them. It's like when a kid gets told to do something and he says "Yeah, make me." The Courts have no ability to make people obey their decisions. They need the executive branch to do the enforcing for it, because the executive branch usually controls the forces that would make the person obey the order.

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