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The Metrics of Constitutional Amendments: And Why Proposed Environmental Quality Amendments Don't Measure Up

38 Pages Posted: 6 Mar 2009  

J. B. Ruhl

Vanderbilt University - Law School

Date Written: March 6, 2009

Abstract

This article builds a model of federal constitutional amendments using proposed environmental quality rights amendments as a case study. I argue that environmental quality rights amendments are unworkable and violate the underpinnings of federal constitutional design.

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Ruhl, J. B., The Metrics of Constitutional Amendments: And Why Proposed Environmental Quality Amendments Don't Measure Up (March 6, 2009). Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 74, 1998-1999; FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1354732

J. B. Ruhl (Contact Author)

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