Professor Jacob Charles Cited Regarding the Debt Ceiling Crisis in Vox and Forward Kentucky
Professor Jacob Charles's work is cited in Vox and Forward Kentucky opinion articles regarding the debt ceiling crisis and the public debt clause.
From Vox, "Is the Debt Ceiling Constitutional?"
As legal scholar Jacob Charles wrote in a 2013 law review note, “as a consequence of emancipation and the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment, the South and its interests would receive increased representation in Congress.”
Accordingly, the public debt clause also included language intended to prevent a future Congress from repudiating the Union’s war debts.
The complete article may be found at Vox Politics
From Forward Kentucky, "When it Comes to the Economy, We've Seen This Movie Before"
The Fourteenth Amendment’s Public Debt Clause mandates that all the government’s financial obligations be met. The Public Debt Clause is [even] violated when government actions create substantial doubt about the validity of the public debt…,” writes Jacob D. Charles in the Duke Law Journal.
The complete article may be found at Forward Kentucky