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Legal Opinion and Scholarly Review


Founder John Cogswell establishes that there are adequate state applications for Congress to call an Article V Convention limited to proposing amendments.


Campaign Constitution at the request of The American Constitution Foundation analyzed Article V applications on file with Congress and determined that at least 34 meet the criteria calling for a convention as prescribed in Article V of the US Constitution.


Associated Documents:

Opinion of The American Constitution Foundation (PDF 78 MB)

Cogswell Opinion (PDF 3 MB)

Appendices to Cogswell Opinion (PDF 16 MB)

Cogswell Supplement to Opinion (PDF 3 MB)