On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, the Senate will hold hearings on the nomination of Colleen Shogan as the new Archivist of the United States. This FAQ offers a short primer on what the Archivist does, her official role in the finalization of proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution, including the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the impact of Archivist action on the validity of the ERA.
Center for Gender and Sexuality Law,
FAQ on the U.S. Archivist and the Future of the Equal Rights Amendment,
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/gender_sexuality_law/4