Provide mutual oversight and limitation by independent organizations in order to prevent abuses of power.
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A second distinguishing feature, Shackleton contends, is that the separation of powers also stresses the checking and balancing of one power against another, whereas the mixed state combines all interests solely to prevent or stall the inevitable degeneration of government, not to check power.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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chèque et solde

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