Is the Filibuster Constitutional?
Michael J. Gerhardt
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Cornell Law School
September 18, 2011
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 158, pp. 245-267, 2010
UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1932700
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 23
Keywords: filibuster, senateAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: September 24, 2011
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