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Unformatted text preview: 3. Much more commonality between Parliament and govt than between U.S. President and Congress 4. Parliament is an expression of popular sovereignty, so theres no judicial review and no constitution to trump Parliament 5. Maximum term: 5 years; minimum term: none C. Government strength in Parliamentarism: govt is more powerful than Parliament 1. Govt uses precarious position to lay claim to support 2. Emphasizes that the people know Parliament elected the govt and would be suspicious if Parliament didnt support govt 3. Threat of govt collapsing means Parliament supports govt to keep from being ousted by citizens 4. Govt supported by party discipline...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course GOV 312L taught by Professor Madrid during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '07