Constitutionality of the Senate Filibuster
Attorney Emmet Bondurant spoke about the Senate filibuster and his views that the practice was unconstitutional. He also talked about his efforts, along with the group Common Cause, to have it abolished in the Supreme Court. He also focused on the history of the filibuster and named those responsible for its use in recent history. He responded to questions from the audience. close
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Emmet J. Bondurant Attorney
Eric J. Segall Professor Georgia State University->College of Law
Matt Weiss Vice President American Constitution Society for Law and Policy->Georgia Lawyer Chapter
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