The Problem Madison Did Not Confront

Leiden Law Blog, 2014

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Reijer Passchier

Leiden University - Leiden Law School

Date Written: June 10, 2014

Abstract

This blog is about the problem James Madison overlooked when he argued for a difficult-to-amend constitution: what occurs when constitutional change is too difficult, and fundamental transformations take place outside of the special constitutional amendment procedure?

Keywords: Madison, Constitution, Amendment

Suggested Citation

Passchier, Reijer, The Problem Madison Did Not Confront (June 10, 2014). Leiden Law Blog, 2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2980788

Reijer Passchier (Contact Author)

Leiden University - Leiden Law School ( email )

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

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