fillibuster

Curtis, Michael K. curtismk at wfu.edu
Thu Jan 21 12:24:31 PST 2010


There seems to be a senate rule that requires 67 votes to change the rules.  Could a majority change this rule.  Is there an old Court case on the issue. Off lists replies are fine if this has already been covered. 

Michael Curtis

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http://www.scribd.com/doc/25537902/Citizens-Opinion

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 9:43 AM, David Cruz <dcruz at law.usc.edu> wrote:
> Anyone have a link to a lower-traffic site that's reposted it?  (I'm
> trying to get it on my phone before I board my flight.)
>
>
> David B. Cruz
> Professor of Law
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> On Jan 21, 2010, at 7:23 AM, "Edward A Hartnett" <Edward.Hartnett at shu.edu
>  > wrote:
>
>> The opinion is available at:
>>
>> http://www.supremecourtus.gov/opinions/09pdf/08-205.pdf
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>>
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