Symposium

Panel V: The Role of the Courts in Separation of Powers Disputes

Stephen Carter, Kenneth Culp Davis and Kenneth Starr

In the arena of separation of powers, courts have at times shown discomfort similar to that evident in the sometimes articulated fears of entering the thicket of political questions. Notwithstanding the apparent discomfort, however, courts have tended not to back away from deciding separation-of-powers questions.