Separation of Powers refers to a system of government devided into several branches holding independent powers.
|Arguments in favor of||Arguments opposing|
|The powers and responsibilities are devided among the branches.|
|Separation of powers helps to limit the concentration of powerin the society.||Separation of powers may increase the difficulty of coordinating a government effort.|
|The branches operate independently from each other.|
|The independence of powers helps to ensure proper checks and balances.||Indepenence of powers may cause a deadlock when different branches have opposing views.|