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Topic - Gerard N. Magliocca
Michigan lawmakers last week voted to demand a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution, a move that could set into motion a never-tested, widely feared convention with the power to rewrite part of the founding document.
"It's a bunch of question marks," said Gerard N. Magliocca, a law professor at Indiana University who has performed some of the key research on Article V conventions.
Even then, he said, there aren't any recent examples of success.