"A Constitutional Accident Waiting to Happen," 12 Const. Comm. 143 (1995)
In the category, Most Mistaken Part of the Current Constitution, I nominate the electoral college. The ingenious scheme of presidential selection set up by Article II and refined by the Twelfth Amendment was a brilliant eighteenth century invention that makes no sense today. Our system of selecting Presidents is a constitutional accident waiting to happen.
Date of Authorship for this Version
Amar, Akhil Reed, "A Constitutional Accident Waiting to Happen" (1995). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 984.