Constitution Society

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The Constitution Society is a nonprofit educational[1] organization headquartered at 2900 W Anderson Lane in Austin, Texas, U.S., founded in 1994 by Jon Roland, a self-employed computer and management consultant.[2][3] The society publishes online a large selection of major works on constitutional history, law and government.

Web site[edit]

The society’s web site features digital library resources including the online Liberty Library of Constitutional Classics – complete, annotated, and cross-linked copies of the most of the major works written or read by the American Founders, or by persons whose writings can enable one to understand their writings.[4][5][6][7] As of April 2011, it had an Alexa Traffic Rank of 78,617, with 2943 links in.[8] It also has documents from other countries.[9]

Publications[edit]

The Constitution Society sponsors the writing and publication of news and law review and history articles, including:

  • "Public Safety or Bills of Attainder?", by Jon Roland.[10]
  • "Hurst's Law of Treason", by Jon Roland.[11]
  • "Mansfieldism Reconsidered", by Jon Roland.[12]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Constitution Teaching Theme, Teach-nology
  2. ^ Citation for Roland's occupation: Pasztor, David (October 6, 2002). "Rival candidates, common backgrounds ; Two attorney general hopefuls have similar tales, differing visions". Austin American Statesman. p. A.1. 
  3. ^ Nominee of the Texas libertarian Party for Attorney General in 2002, 2006, and 2010.
  4. ^ Weblaw Gateway to Australian Legal Resources. Link
  5. ^ Calvin Johnson, Really Cool Stuff: Digital Searches into the Constitutional Period, 25 Const. Commentary 51 (Spring 2008). Link
  6. ^ Cited as a research source in Robert Churchill, To Shake Their Guns in the Tyrant's Face, U. Michigan Press, 2009. ISBN 0472116827
  7. ^ Discussion of nullification proposal of Jon Roland on the site by Thomas E. Woods, Jr., Nullification, Regnery, 2010, pp. 139-142. ISBN 9781596981492
  8. ^ http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/constitution.org
  9. ^ The Higher Education Academy. Link
  10. ^ "Public Safety or Bills of Attainder?", by Jon Roland. University of West Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 34, 2002. Link
  11. ^ "Hurst's Law of Treason", by Jon Roland. University of West Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 34, 2002. Link
  12. ^ Jon Roland, Mansfieldism Reconsidered. Link

External links[edit]

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