Articles From Mitchell B. Goldberg

The powers of the state legislature in filling senatorial vacancies: A federal constitutional authority By Mitchell B. Goldberg Government Lawyers, April 2009 Under the plain language of the Federal Constitution, the Illinois General Assembly’s power seems to be supreme with respect to establishing or limiting the power of appointment, enabling that body to act without fear of veto or other action by the then-sitting Governor.

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