A just polity requires two main features: the proper distribution of governmental power within and among its political entities, and a pervasive public virtue. The two are closely related. In an election year when both features are being called into question in the U.S., this symposium could not be more timely.
Schuck, Peter H.
"Introduction: Some Reflections on the Federalism Debate,"
Yale Law & Policy Review: Vol. 14
, Article 2.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/ylpr/vol14/iss2/2