Is the Separation of Powers Dead?

This is a debate on the question of whether or not the separation of powers is dead. Fried argues that it is. He blames its… read more

This is a debate on the question of whether or not the separation of powers is dead. Fried argues that it is. He blames its demise upon the “consensus” type of law practiced in the Garcia case which meant that no legal principles were clearly expressed. Bator, on the other hand, argues that the separation of powers is not dead. However, he does feel that the system as practiced today is less a matter of separation and more a mixture of powers. close

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Is the Separation of Powers Dead?

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4373-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Debate
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 9, 1988
Last Aired:
Sep 12, 1988

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  • Sep 09, 1988 | 9:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 12, 1988 | 12:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 12, 1988 | 9:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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