Can Proportional Representation Create Better Governance?

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Why do we need political parties?

Political parties are unpopular with the American public, but they're also a necessary building block of democracy.

April 19, 2024

  • Shaping the Democracy of Tomorrow
  • Analysis
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Checking the Pardon Power: Areas of Abuse

To determine whether a president abuses the pardon power requires assessing whether a pardon violates constitutional provisions or principles and thus upsets the constitutional order.

April 11, 2024

  • Defending the Rule of Law
  • White Papers
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Checking the Pardon Power

This paper reviews an array of limitations on the presidential pardon power.

April 11, 2024

  • Defending the Rule of Law
  • White Papers