Research/Resources

Legal Treatise:

New Fourth Edition: State Initiation of Constitutional Amendments: A Guide for Lawyers and Legislative Drafters by Robert G. Natelson (2016)

Legal and Historical Scholarship:

Founding-Era Conventions and the Meaning of the Constitution’s “Convention for Proposing Amendments by Robert G. Natelson “65 Fla. L. Rev. 615 (2013)

Proposing Constitutional Amendments by Convention: Rules Governing the Process by Robert G. Natelson, 78 Tenn. L. Rev. 693 (2011)

The State-Application-and-Convention Method of Amending the Constitution: The Founding-Era Vision by Robert G. Natelson, 28 Cooley L. Rev. 9 (2011)

Amending the Constitution by Convention: Practical Guidance for Citizens and Policymakers by Robert G. Natelson (Independence Institute, 2012) (updated and amended version of an earlier paper published by the Goldwater Institute)

Amending The Constitution by Convention: Lessons for Today from the Constitution’s First Century by Robert G. Natelson (Independence Institute, 2011) (updated and amended version of an earlier paper published by the Goldwater Institute)

Amending the Constitution by Convention: A More Complete View of the Founders’ Plan by Robert G. Natelson (Independence Institute, 2010) (updated and amended version of an earlier paper published by the Goldwater Institute)

Speech:

The Article V Convention Process and the Restoration of Federalism by Robert G. Natelson, 36 Harvard J. L. & Pub. Pol. 955 (2013)

Manual for State Legislators:

Article V: A Handbook for State Lawmakers by Robert G. Natelson (3d ed., 2016)