Emmet Bondurant

February 27, 2010

KSFR, 101.11 FM, Santa Fe, NM

Since 1604 the practice of majority rule has governed parliamentary practice in England, the Continental Congress, the Constitutional Convention and throughout most of the 19th century in the United States Congress. The current use of the filibuster in the US Senate sets that all aside. Emmet Bondurant, one of America's premier appellate lawyers explores the grounds for a constitutional challenge to this practice which cuts to the heart of democracy itself.

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