Article Review: Reijer Passchier on Vicki Jackson's 'The (Myth of Un)Amendability of the US Constitution and the Democratic Component of Constitutionalism'

I-CONnect Blog, Posted: 17 Nov 2015 01:47 PM PST

4 Pages Posted: 15 Jan 2016

See all articles by Reijer Passchier

Reijer Passchier

Leiden University - Leiden Law School

Date Written: November 17, 2015

Abstract

In a fascinating article recently published in ICON (‘The (myth of un)amendability of the US Constitution and the democratic component of constitutionalism’), Vicki Jackson, Professor of constitutional law at Harvard Law School, re-examines several empirical and normative claims about the US constitutional amendment process.In this article, I situate the significance of Professor Jackson’s article and offer a few comments in response.

Keywords: Constitutional law, unamendability, constitutionalism, democracy

Suggested Citation

Passchier, Reijer, Article Review: Reijer Passchier on Vicki Jackson's 'The (Myth of Un)Amendability of the US Constitution and the Democratic Component of Constitutionalism' (November 17, 2015). I-CONnect Blog, Posted: 17 Nov 2015 01:47 PM PST, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2714906

Reijer Passchier (Contact Author)

Leiden University - Leiden Law School ( email )

P.O. Box 9520
2300 RA Leiden, NL-2300RA
Netherlands

Do you have a job opening that you would like to promote on SSRN?

Paper statistics

Downloads
26
Abstract Views
158
PlumX Metrics