The question of obedience to law, and more particularly the question of departmentalism
, also arises for Congress in the context of congressional willingness (or not) to follow Supreme Court decisions that would render unconstitutional various forms of publicly appealing legislation.
, but that also filtered departmentalism
Academic debate still rages over the desirability of different versions of judicial supremacy on the one hand and departmentalism
on the other.
The longstanding tradition known as departmentalism
, or coordinate
The DOM face several problems--most particularly, continued departmentalism
which obscures and offends Antillean identity and culture; political and electoral apathy; and growing societal divisions between the dominant white Creole beke class, the privileged public sector workers, and the large number of unemployed.
897 (2005); and Robert Post & Reva Siegel, Popular Constitutionalism, Departmentalism
, and Judicial Supremacy, 92 Calif.
Popular constitutionalism places authority in the people's hands; departmentalism
places authority in the hands of the legislative, executive, and judicial departments.
What's more, there are some, when representatives of the executive bodies, acting from a perspective of departmentalism
, were taking in-court legal positions different from those of the lawyer representing the Legal Department of the Regional Administration.
REFORM 971 (2010); Robert Post & Reva Siegel, Popular Constitutionalism, Departmentalism
, and Judicial Supremacy, 92 CALIF.
Kerr, supra note 58; see also Hansen, supra note 28, at 1179 ("The Obama Administration's asserted justification fell outside the nondefense framework and pushed departmentalism
to a level never previously experienced.
The SWOT analysis of the Smart Administration Strategy also names departmentalism
If localism was the besetting sin of the sovnarkhozy, it was the departmentalism
(vedomstvennost') of the ministries--their tendency to manage economic sectors as though they were discrete, disconnected silos--that constituted the main argument in favor of the sovnarkhoz reform in the first place.