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Unformatted text preview: 1. Social conservatives, always been skeptical of the free market (tensions w/in the rep. party) 2. i.e. Prayer in school 2) Liberal Safeguards in the Institutional Framework: embodies liberal values, determined to provide liberal safeguards to protect indiv. liberty a. The constitution (esp. Bill of Rights) i. Sets firm limits on permissible political behavior ii. Political framework that limits popular sovereignty 1. Very difficult to change iii. Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedoms b. Judicial Review i. A judiciary that can reign in the other 2 branches of the govt, so they dont infringe on individual freedoms ii. Embodies liberal view of skepticism of pop. sovereignty 1. Marbury v. Madison, not actually written in the const. c. Separation of Powers: Checks & Balances i. Prevents abuse of power, very liberal idea ii. Cont. on wed....
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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