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By the way, in many states, a criminal defendant may not sue his criminal defense attorney for malpractice, even if such malpractice brought about the conviction - unless such conviction is overturned, and good luck with that, and discipline against criminal defense attorneys for not doing their jobs properly is notoriously low. First, as The Atlantic makes clear, O'Reilly's claims aren't true. As for ratification, they devised a procedure that maximized the odds: the Constitution would be enacted when it was ratified by nine, not thirteen, states.

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