Jan 17 • 1HR 12M

Amending the Constitution with Professor Levinson

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On today’s episode, David and Sarah take a quick look at an intriguing cert grant at the Supreme Court and then dive into a fascinating discussion about amending the Constitution with University of Texas law professor Sanford Levinson. He thinks the Constitution has some structural problems, and David and Sarah walk through his critiques. By the end, they ask, is there any constitutional reform that can save us if we’re determined to be dysfunctional?

Show Notes:

-Sarah in Politico: “It’s Time to Amend the Constitution”

-Levinson: “The Iron Cage of Veneration”

-Levinson explains The Democracy Constitution project

-Democracy: “A New Constitution for The United States”

-Levinson: “The Price of an Unchanging Constitution”