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Book: The U.S. Constitution in Five Minutes

Chapter: 59. Does the Amendment Process Need Amendment?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43619


Is the process for altering the Constitution too clumsy, difficult, or confusing? This chapter discusses how we change our supreme law, and the reasons why some people think the existing system promotes stability and works well, and why others conclude it is too restrictive and maybe even anti-democratic.

Chapter Contributors

  • Bruce Peabody ([email protected] - bpeabody) 'Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey'