Although the contemporary United States does not qualify according to Weingast's definition, it is one of the more federalistic
The theft of the lock, as Faulkner's federalistic
philosophy suggests, is a serious business.
7) The answer is that "an enormous tradition of federalistic
rhetoric," from the framing of the Constitution to present-day Supreme Court doctrine, supports the "legitimacy and desirability" of state courts having a significant role in explicating federal constitutional norms.
Of course Ticino is Swiss, but like anywhere else in this most federalistic
of nations, the local always takes the upper hand over the national.
123) Moreover, "because there are few interest groups to derail feel-good, do-something federal crime bills, the Court may [have] sense[d] that it alone [was] left to confront Congress" through the "institutional equilibrium" of a federalistic
see also Dreisbach, A Lively and Fair Experiment, supra note 3, at 231 (observing that "[c]onventional and common sense rules of interpretation suggest that the interpretation of a constitutional provision begin with an examination of, first, the text and, second, the deliberations of the body that drafted and adopted it"); Conkle, supra note 6, at 1142 ("The language of the fourteenth amendment, coupled with the federalistic
motivation for the establishment clause, make it exceedingly difficult to argue that the framers and ratifiers of the fourteenth amendment intended to incorporate the establishment clause for application against the states.
It would be excessive to claim that fully co-equal bicameralism would alone solve the Canadian and Indian separatist problems, but it seems to me equally excessive to hold out Canada and India as paragons of federalistic
harmony and good feeling