TITLE

Goldwater's Constitution

PUB. DATE
April 1982
SOURCE
National Review;4/2/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p339
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the role played by senator Barry Goldwater in the twentieth century American politics. It is informed that Goldwater is a beloved figure to conservatives of every variety. However, of late, Goldwater has been talking a certain amount of nonsense. He opposed the U.S. Senate's recent effort to restrict the power of the federal courts to impose racial busing beyond five miles or 15 minutes from a child's home. Goldwater justified his opposition on the basis that the courts should be independent of the legislature, i.e., on the recognized principle of the separation of powers.
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6071214

 

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