TITLE

AMENDING ARTICLE V TO MAKE THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROCESS ITSELF LESS ONEROUS

AUTHOR(S)
LYNCH, TIMIOTHY
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Tennessee Law Review;Spring2011, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p823
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's proposal to change the Article V of the U.S. Constitution which he believes that its procedure for amending is defective. According to him, the amendment process created by the Constitution framers relaxed the unanimity requirement but kept the bar high by requiring a supermajority among the states. He also mentions that there have been twenty-seven amendments and the first ten amendments, the Bill of Rights, were a packaged proposed by the very first Congress.
ACCESSION #
64431738

 

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