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[Jim Lindgren] Proposed Constitutional Amendment Against Packing the Supreme Court

Ilya Somin raises the issue of packing the Supreme Court. To foreclose that possibility, I am proposing a constitutional amendment to prevent Congress from passing a statute to pack the US Supreme Court with more than nine members. If one … Continue reading

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Choudhry on Dixon & Landau on Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendment

Sujit Choudhry (Center for Constitutional Transitions) has posted Transnational Constitutionalism and a Limited Doctrine of Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendment: A Reply to Rosalind Dixon and David Landau (International Journal of Constitutional Law, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 826-832, 2017) on SSRN.  Here is … Continue reading

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Captain Queeg and the 25th Amendment

The Washington Post ran a fascinating article today explaining that some of the drafters of the 25th Amendment looked to The Caine Mutiny and Captain Queeg as examples of what Section Four of the amendment should not permit. There is, of … Continue reading

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First Amendment Does Not Protect Threats Against Judge

A criminal conviction for threatening a judge has been affirmed by the Connecticut Supreme Court, which rejected a First Amendment defense to the charges In the spring of 2014, Judge Bozzuto, who was responsible for managing the docket of the… … Continue reading

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