“Lame Duck” Amendment

Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era . . 2015.

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  • lame-duck amendment — The popular name given to the TWENTIETH AMENDMENT to the U.S. Constitution. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. lame duck amendment The popular name given to the twentieth am …   Law dictionary

  • Lame Duck Amendment — Lame Duck Amendment, the 20th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which moved forward the opening of a new Congress to January 3 and the inauguration of a new President to January 20, thus providing the earlier assumption of office by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lame Duck Amendment. — See Twentieth Amendment. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lame Duck Amendment — Twentieth Amendment to U. S. Constitution, abolishing the short congressional term …   Black's law dictionary

  • Lame Duck Amendment — Twentieth Amendment to U. S. Constitution, abolishing the short congressional term …   Black's law dictionary

  • Lame Duck Amendment. — See Twentieth Amendment …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lame duck — can refer to:* Lame duck (politics), an elected official who has lost political power * Lame duck (game design), a player in a game who cannot win, yet remains in the game. * Lame duck (tango), a position in tango * Lame Ducks (TV series), a… …   Wikipedia

  • Lame duck (politics) — A lame duck is an elected official who loses political power or is no longer responsive to the electorate as a result of *losing an election, or *retiring (choosing not to seek another term), or *a term limit which keeps the official from running …   Wikipedia

  • 20. Amendment — Das Amendment XX, der 20. Zusatzartikel zur Verfassung der Vereinigten Staaten enthält einige Details betreffend der präsidialen Nachfolge und der Regelung des Beginns und der Beendigung der Amtsperiode von gewählten Bundesorganen. Es wird auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Twentieth Amendment — Das Amendment XX, der 20. Zusatzartikel zur Verfassung der Vereinigten Staaten enthält einige Details betreffend der präsidialen Nachfolge und der Regelung des Beginns und der Beendigung der Amtsperiode von gewählten Bundesorganen. Es wird auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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