The Filibuster, the Constitution and the Founding Fathers

Parliamentary Journal, Forthcoming

14 Pages Posted: 26 May 2009 Last revised: 7 Mar 2013

William Blake

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) - Department of Political Science

Date Written: April 1, 2003

Abstract

The filibuster is inconsistent with the vision of the Senate expressed by the Framers in the Constitution, the Federalist Papers and early congressional history.

Keywords: filibuster, Federalist Papers, Constitution

Suggested Citation

Blake, William, The Filibuster, the Constitution and the Founding Fathers (April 1, 2003). Parliamentary Journal, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1409890

William Blake (Contact Author)

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) - Department of Political Science ( email )

1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
United States

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