How does the U.S. Constitution promote liberty? This video essay explores the insights from Federalist 51 about the role that structural safeguards play in promoting freedom–in particular, checks and balances.
This project is part of the Federalist Society’s Article I Initiative, which explores the proper role of Congress according to its constitutional design. To learn more, please visit the Article I Initiative website: https://fedsoc.org/articlei.
As always, the Federalist Society takes no particular legal or public policy positions.