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Is the Filibuster Constitutional?


Michael J. Gerhardt


University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law

Josh Chafetz


Cornell Law School

September 18, 2011

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 158, pp. 245-267, 2010
UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1932700

Abstract:     
In this debate with Josh Chafetz, Professor Gerhardt defends the constitutionality of the Senate's filibuster rule, arguing that the appropriate mechanism for controlling the filibuster is through the electoral process.

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Keywords: filibuster, senate

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Date posted: September 24, 2011  

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Gerhardt, Michael J. and Chafetz, Josh, Is the Filibuster Constitutional? (September 18, 2011). University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 158, pp. 245-267, 2010; UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1932700. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1932700

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Michael J. Gerhardt (Contact Author)
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law ( email )
Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, 160 Ridge Road
CB #3380
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380
United States
Josh Chafetz
Cornell Law School ( email )
208 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
United States
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