Is Article V a Sleeping Constitutional Giant About to Awaken?

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
5:45 pm – 6:00 pm | Dinner
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Discussion
Stanford Law School – Room 190

This event is free and open to the public.

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The US Constitution has been amended, in accordance with Article V of the Constitution, only 27 times in our country’s history. The last one was ratified in 1992. But are there signs that the sleeping giant that is the amendment power is beginning to awaken? Join the Constitutional Law Center for a discussion of recent movements to amend the Constitution and some that are still on the horizon. Our guest will be Russ Feingold, former Senator of Wisconsin and now the Herman Phleger Visiting Professor of Law.

Russ Feingold

For eighteen years, Russell D. Feingold represented Wisconsin in the United States Senate. He served on the Judiciary, Foreign Relations, Budget, and Intelligence Committees. He also served in the Wisconsin State Senate from 1983 to 1993 and practiced law for six years at Foley & Lardner and LaFollette & Sinykin in Madison, Wisconsin. Feingold graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1975, received a degree from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar in 1977, and then went on to Harvard Law School, where he earned his degree in 1979.

Since leaving the Senate, Feingold has been a visiting professor at Marquette University Law School and Stanford Law School

To view Russ Feingold’s full bio, click here.

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Stanford Constitutional Law Center