A series of random questions answered by Harvard experts.
Many analysts and citizens believe that the Constitution, more than 230 years old, is out of touch with contemporary America. We asked five scholars to isolate the problem they’d attack first.
U.S. needs to smooth process without lowering high bar for constitutional change, says Stephen Sachs
Disproportionate influence of smaller states creates ‘significant democratic deficit,’ Vicki Jackson argues
Amendment would demonstrate ‘absolute commitment’ to full participation in U.S. democracy, argues Tomiko Brown-Nagin
Sanford Levinson on the ‘enduring dysfunctionality’ of Article V
A better Electoral College requires a Congress as elastic and flexible as the drafters of the Constitution intended, says Danielle Allen