As part of the National Constitution Center’s 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) project, each day we will look at the constitutional amendment that repealed Prohibition.
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This so-called “Lame-Duck” amendment reduced the previous four-month period between the November elections and the March 4 starting date of congressional and presidential terms.
The 19th amendment established a uniform rule for all states to follow in guaranteeing women this right.
National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen joins Kent Scheidegger from the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation and Lee Kovarsky from the University of Maryland School of Law to discuss a significant case involving the Eighth Amendment and capital punishment, which the Supreme Court will hear in March.
The “noble experiment” of Prohibition was instituted by this amendment in 1919, only to be repealed 14 years later by the 21st amendment.