TITLE

HOW TO COUNT TO THIRTY-FOUR: THE CONSTITUTIONAL CASE FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION

AUTHOR(S)
Paulsen, Michael Stokes
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Summer2011, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p837
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the circumstances under which the U.S. Congress has a duty to call a constitutional convention (CC). It considers the validity of each of the state legislature applications in gathering the minimum 34 required under Article V of the U.S. Constitution for Congress to call a convention to study amendments. Also discussed are how to count and cumulate subject-specific applications, the question of multiple applications, and the question of limited constitutional convention.
ACCESSION #
65052070

 

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