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blog:how_the_convention_for_proposing_amendments_became_the_subject_of_popular_mythology [2015/12/25 04:44]
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-//**The following article is the fifth edition of a 6-part series by Prof. Robert Natelson addressing conventions for proposing constitutional amendments. Prof. Natelson retired a few years ago from the University of Montana School of Law and is now senior fellow in constitutional jurisprudence at the Independence Institute; his work has been cited in five Supreme Court cases since 2013. **//+//**The following article is the fifth edition of a 6-part series by Prof. Robert Natelson addressing conventions for proposing constitutional amendments. Prof. Natelson retired a few years ago from the University of Montana School of Law and is now senior fellow in constitutional jurisprudence at the Independence Institute; his work has been cited in five Supreme Court cases since 2013. **// ​\\  
 +[ [[blog:​the_history_you_need_to_know_to_understand_the_article_v_process|Part 1]] - [[blog:​how_the_founders_inserted_the_amendments_convention_into_the_constitution|Part 2]] - [[blog:​how_the_states_have_used_conventions_and_the_amendment_process_to_promote_reform|Part 3]] - [[blog:​how_the_judiciary_s_decision_shed_light_on_the_federal_amendments_convention|Part 4]] - [[blog:​how_the_convention_for_proposing_amendments_became_the_subject_of_popular_mythology|Part 5]] - [[blog:​how_the_procedures_for_a_modern_amendments_convention_may_unfold|Part 6]] ]
  
 Throughout the century and a half following adoption of the Constitution,​ Americans were frequently divided on the advisability of holding an amendments convention, and they were sometimes divided on technical points of Article V law. For the most part, however, leading participants seem to have understood the nature and scope of an amendments convention. Throughout the century and a half following adoption of the Constitution,​ Americans were frequently divided on the advisability of holding an amendments convention, and they were sometimes divided on technical points of Article V law. For the most part, however, leading participants seem to have understood the nature and scope of an amendments convention.
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