March 19, 2012
Duke Law School
Professors Josh Chafetz (Cornell) and Michael Gerhardt (UNC-CH) discuss whether the Constitution permits supermajority rule in a house of Congress, what effect the filibuster has on the constitutional separation of powers, and what (if anything) can or should be done to alter or abolish the filibuster.
Associate Professor of Law
Cornell Law School
Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law and Director of the UNC Center on Law and Government
UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law
A Debate on the Constitutionality of the Filibuster
March 19, 2012
Blocher argues for creation of interstate market for sovereign territory in the U.S.
Professor Joseph Blocher argues that the unique relationship between state sovereignty and state territory in the United States creates threads—mobile state borders and active markets for public land and sovereign functions—that can and should be woven together to create an interstate market for sovereign territory.University of Pennsylvania Law Review
Duke Law teams with Duke Dining Services to select new cafe vendor
Representatives of Duke Law faculty, staff, and students will participate in the selection of a new vendor to operate the second-floor café.
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