This section contains articles and publications related to presidential succession, including: articles written by Dean Feerick at the time of the Twenty-Fifth Amendment’s drafting; articles from two symposia at Fordham Law School, one on the vice presidency and one on the adequacy of the presidential succession system; and, the report by Fordham Law School’s first Presidential Succession Clinic.

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Submissions from 1963

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The Problem of Presidential Inability--Will Congress Ever Solve It?, John D. Feerick

Submissions from 1964

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The Vice-Presidency and the Problems of Presidential Succession and Inability , John D. Feerick

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Presidential Inability: the Problem and a Solution, John D. Feerick

Submissions from 1965

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The Proposed Twenty-Fifth Amendment To the Constitution, John D. Feerick

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Proposed Amendment on Presidential Inability and Vice-Presidential Vacancy, John D. Feerick

Submissions from 1966

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Vice Presidential Succession: In Support of the Bayh-Celler Plan , John D. Feerick

Submissions from 1977

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American Bar Association Special Committee on Election Reform, Symposium on the Vice-Presidency, Panel Discussion 1. Introduction and Summary of Reform Proposals

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American Bar Association Special Committee on Election Reform, Symposium on the Vice-Presidency, Panel Discussion 2. Selection of Vice-Presidential Candidates

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American Bar Association Special Committee on Election Reform, Symposium on the Vice-Presidency, Panel Discussion 3. Conduct of the Office: Duties and Functions

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American Bar Association Special Committee on Election Reform, Symposium on the Vice-Presidency, Panel Discussion 4. Alternatives: Abolition, Succession, and Special Election

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American Bar Association Special Committee on Election Reform, Symposium on the Vice-Presidency, Panel Discussion 5. Closing Statements and Recommendations

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American Bar Association Special Committee on Election Reform, Symposium on the Vice-Presidency, Panel Discussion, Supplementary Appendix A: American Bar Association Special Committee on Election Reform

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American Bar Association Special Committee on Election Reform, Symposium on the Vice-Presidency, Panel Discussion, Supplementary Appendix B: An Overview of the Vice-Presidency, Joel K. Goldstein

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Selected Bibliography

Submissions from 1995

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Twenty-Fifth Amendment: An Explanation and Defense, The, John D. Feerick

Submissions from 2010

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Response to Akhil Reed Amar's Address on Applications and Implications of the Twenty-Fifth Amendment, John D. Feerick

Submissions from 2011

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Introduction, William Michael Treanor

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A Modern Father of Our Constitution: An Interview With Former Senator Birch Bayh

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An Eyewitness Account of Executive “Inability”, Fred F. Fielding

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Presidential Succession Scenarios in Popular Culture and History and the Need For Reform, William F. Baker and Beth A. Fitzpatrick

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Presidential Disability and the Twenty-Fifth Amendment: The Difficulties Posed By Psychological Illness, Robert E. Gilbert

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Extensions on the Twenty-Fifth Amendment: The Influence of Biological Factors on Assessments of Impairment, Rose McDermott

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Adequacy of Current Succession Law in Light of the Constitution and Policy Considerations, Benton Becker

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Presidential Succession and Inability: Before and After the Twenty-Fifth Amendment, John D. Feerick

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Presidential Succession: The Art of the Possible, James E. Fleming

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Taking From the Twenty-Fifth Amendment: Lessons in Ensuring Presidential Continuity, Joel K. Goldstein

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Lost Opportunity: Learning the Wrong Lesson From The Hayes-Tilden Dispute, Nathan L. Colvin and Edward B. Foley

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Remarks From Senator Birch Bayh

Submissions from 2012

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Ensuring the Stability of Presidential Succession in the Modern Era, Fordham University School of Law's Clinic on Presidential Succession