case, and the structure and experience of the judicial branch make it less likely to enter partisan judgments in this area than the legislative branch. Moreover, especially over time, consistent judicial opinions would likely lead to greater stability in this area than a series of ad hoc congressional decisions each tailored to specific, and at times, highly partisan, circumstances. It thus appears that judicial judgments are appropriate in the amending area. The next chapter focuses on what these standards should be.
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Publication information: Book title: Contemporary Questions Surrounding the Constitutional Amending Process. Contributors: John R. Vile - Author. Publisher: Praeger Publishers. Place of publication: Westport, CT. Publication year: 1993. Page number: 39.
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