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Unformatted text preview: 7. Judicialization of politics a. The top role of the courts in settling policy disputes because the inability or political unwillingness of the other branch to resolve them 8. Lochner era a. A period in the latter 19 th century and early 20 th century when the supreme court showed judicial activism to benefit conservatives by voting legislative actions as child labor laws 9. Political Accountability a. The mechanisms by which the ruled can respond to decision makers output to support them when they reward and replace them when they deprive 10. Divided Government a. Condition existing when one party controls the executive branch and another the legislative, can produce political gridlock....
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course PS 204 taught by Professor Pavlik during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '08