Miller Center

The Executive Power to Amend the Constitution

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Saikrishna Prakash
February 1, 2017
3:30PM - 5:00PM (EST)

Saikrishna Prakash
Saikrishna Prakash

Saikrishna Prakash is the James Monroe Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia. His scholarship focuses on separation of powers, particularly executive powers. Among Prakash’s articles are “50 States, 50 Attorneys General and 50 Approaches to the Duty to Defend,” published in the Yale Law Journal; “The Imbecilic Executive,” published in the Virginia Law Review; and “The Sweeping Domestic War Powers of Congress,” published in the Michigan Law Review. He is the author of Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive.

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