Dorf on Law Blog: Exchange on Dual Office-Holding
Seth Barrett Tillman
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) - Faculty of Law
August 23, 2012
Prior to the 2012 presidential election, Professor Dorf and Seth Barrett Tillman had an exchange titled: "Congressman and Vice President and President of the Senate: Can Paul Ryan hold them all at the same time?" The narrow constitutional/textual question went to the scope of the Constitution's Incompatibility Clause and dual-office holding, but the exchange quickly veered into deeper waters ... limits of textualism, interpretevism and the use of historical materials, and structuralism.
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Date posted: August 27, 2012 ; Last revised: January 30, 2013
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