The Proposed Twenty Seventh Amendment: A Brief, Supportive Comment
William W. Van Alstyne
William & Mary Law School
January 1, 1979
Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 1979, No. 1, p. 189, 1979
William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-203
Looking at the history of the Bill of Rights, this critique supports the ratification of the proposed Twenty-Seventh Amendment, ensuring equal rights among the sexes. While the meaning and interpretation of the Amendment may not yet be clearly defined, this article argues that the same is true for most amendments to the Constitution, yet constitutional law has still greatly benefited from their inclusion.
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Keywords: Equal Right AmendmentAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: January 12, 2012 ; Last revised: January 22, 2012
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