Q&A with Louis Seidman, author of On Constitutional Disobedience. Q. What do you think are the greatest flaws with our Constitution? A. The biggest problem with the Constitution is the amendment process outlined in Article V. It is extremely cumbersome.
Q&A with Louis Seidman, author of On Constitutional Disobedience. In fact, the American constitution is more difficult to amend than any other national constitution in the world. As a practical matter, it means that under present political circumstances the Constitution is unamendable. This means that we are saddled with a bunch of eighteenth century judgments about twenty-first century problems.
According to Louis Michael Seidman, it's time to stop. This is a highly controversial assertion. And yet, Seidman reminds us, disobedience is the original intent of the Constitution.
by Louis Michael Seidman. series Inalienable Rights.
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Louis Michael Seidman (born 1947) is the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, . a widely read constitutional law scholar and major proponent of the critical legal studies movement. Seidman's 2012 work is On Constitutional Disobedience, where Seidman challenges the viability of political policy arguments made in reference to constitutional obligation.
On constitutional disobedience. Oxford University Press. The series is called Inalienable Rights, and it includes, among other works, Laurence Tribe’s The Invisible Consti-tution, David Strauss’s The Living Constitution, Michael Klarman’s Unfinished Business: Racial Equality in American History, Richard Posner’s Not a Suicide Pact: The Constitution in a Time of National Emergency, and Richard Epstein’s Supreme Neglect: How to Revive Constitutional Protection for Private.