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Unformatted text preview: • How large is the gap between the citizen and the policy-making process? • Those who argue that it is too large include that bureaucrats act however they want and that policy-making authority lies with Congress • The other side argues that the political process truly does have checks i.e. appointment and confirmation Becoming Justice Blackman: • Roe v. Wade about doctor’s ability to make decisions, not necessarily on privacy or states’ interests • Blackmun believed that the will of the people weighed heavily on the decisions of the court...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2008 for the course POL 0011 taught by Professor Glaser during the Spring '08 term at Tufts.
- Spring '08
- American Politics