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- ‘Of course, a main reason for bicameralism is that an upper house is supposed to check the lower house should ‘passion’ overtake the lower house and result in ill-conceived legislation.’
- ‘Others, however, pertain to the structure of the government itself, and may not, in the first instance, have anything to do with individual rights at all, as, for example, a traditional adherence to bicameralism.’
- ‘De facto bicameralism offers a strong counterweight to any potential centralization of power.’
- ‘Since when does a Treaty have greater force than our basic constitutional principle of bicameralism?’
- ‘Repeal of the amendment would restore both federalism and bicameralism.’
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