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In Canada, how was it legal to pass the Constitution Act 1982 to require certain amendents by unanimity if not all provinces agreed to it?

In British legal doctrine, a majority vote in Parliament has no right to bind the future parliament and what it might do, and follows an obvious principle. If a prime minister enacted a bill that said ...
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Illegal US Constitutional amendment making itself impervious to judicial review

There are two scenarios where it appears the consideration of the validity of a constitutional amendment would previously require a ruling that it is unconstitutional. Scenario 1: the amendment is ...
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What is the shortest possible time in which the Constitution could be amended?

What is the minimum amount of time required to amend the US Constitution? If the process needed to be expedited for some reason, and enough state legislatures agreed, could it be done in one day (or ...