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Pedestaled Power
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Pedestaled Power

Post-Christian beliefs permeate the culture.  A stroll across the majority of university campuses, five minutes of channel surfing, the U.S. Supreme Court’s First Amendment case law, popular behavior and that of the American elite—these are proof positive that Christianity in

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Marbury v. Madison

The impact of judicial review has been profound and often detrimental to the rule of law in America.  Judicial review is the power of the courts to void federal, state, and local laws and ordinances that they have determined to

Human Rights and Self-Government
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Human Rights and Self-Government

In the United States, the federal system of government is undergoing profound changes that compel students of American politics to rethink traditional ideas about national identity. Questions such as: “What does it mean to be a citizen of the United

Culture Politics
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Culture Politics

“The results of political changes are hardly ever those which their friends hope for or their foes fear.”
—T.H. Huxley

In political circles, it has become fashionable to talk about “culture wars.” The discussions usually touch on the issues of