A Debate on the Constitutionality of the Filibuster

Monday, March 19, 2012 • 12:15 PM • Law School 3041Duke Law Events

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. For more information, please contact Dana Norvell at norvell@law.duke.edu.

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