The Supreme Court struck down an amendment to the Arkansas constitution that imposed term limits for members of both houses of Congress.
By 1995 Arkansas and twenty-two other states had adopted limits on the terms of office for members of Congress. By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled that such limits were unconstitutional. In his sixty-one-page opinion for the Court, Justice John Paul Stevens
Congress, qualifications for
Constitutional amendment process
Palmer v. Thompson
States’ rights and state sovereignty