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Drawing on essential historical records--many newly discovered or published--and citing relevant judicial precedents, this book is the first systematic exposition of the legal problems relating to the convention clause. Constitutional historian Russell Caplan examines the constitutional crises that have let to convention drives--from t...
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In this first systematic study of the legal problems relating to the convention clause, Russell Caplan shows that repeated constitutional crises have given rise to state drives for a national convention nearly every twenty years since the Constitution was enacted. He deftly examines thepolitics of constitutional brinksmanship between C...
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