marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,
marycatelli
marycatelli

backstory and history

In the DC universe, they've gotten around the problem of superheroes testifying in masks.  They passed a Constitutional amendment.

Hey, that works -- whatever gets into the Constitution is the Constitution.

It's the Twelfth Amendment.  Which in our universe deals with some details of how the president and vice president get elected.

The thing is, it was passed in Thomas Jefferson's presidency, owning to the mess that was his first election.  If this was passed back then, they've had superheroes a long time in the DC universe -- and had them catching crooks, too.
Tags: fictional history, realism, world-building: law
Subscribe

  • economics of werewolves

    So how did the werewolves support themselves? The heroine does leave them young enough that it might not have impinged on her awareness, provided it…

  • mischief and dwarves

    Very mischievous, are dwarves. That's what explains echoes, after all: dwarves mockingly repeating what you said. Now how to convey this when it's…

  • RPG pantheons

    was looking at a list of RPG gods and thinking, this list is very like actual pagan gods. You have everything from deities that are next things to…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments