Rosen, Jeffrey
December 1994
New Republic;12/12/94, Vol. 211 Issue 24, p18
Explores the constitutionality of the federal term-limits initiatives passed by several U.S. states since 1992 in relation to the Supreme Court case U.S. Term Limits versus Thornton. Analysis of the standard legal argument against state term-limits initiatives; Overview of the legal brief filed by Roderick Hills of the University of Michigan characterizing term limits as the apotheosis of plebiscitary democracy; Elections clause of the U.S. Constitution pertaining to term limits.


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