Connecticut Law Review Volume 43 - Issue 4

The Unconstitutionality of the Filibuster

This Article argues that the filibuster, as currently practiced, is unconstitutional. After a brief introduction in Part I, Part II describes the current operation of the filibuster. Although the filibuster is often discussed in terms of “unlimited debate,” this Part argues that its current operation is best understood in terms of a sixty-vote requirement to [...]

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