The Constitution Society is a nonprofit educational organization headquartered at 13359 Hwy 183 N, #406-144, in Austin, Texas, U.S., founded in 1994 by Jon Roland, a self-employed computer and management consultant. The society publishes online a large selection of major works on constitutional history, law, and government.
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. As of April 2011, it had an Alexa Traffic Rank of 78,617, with 2943 links in. It also has documents from other countries.
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.
- "Hurst's Law of Treason", by Jon Roland.
- "Mansfieldism Reconsidered", by Jon Roland.
- Federalist Society
- Cato Institute
- Liberty Fund
- Institute for Justice
- Independent Institute
- Independence Institute
- U.S. Constitution Teaching Theme, Teach-nology
- 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.
- Nominee of the Texas libertarian Party for Attorney General in 2002, 2006, and 2010.
- Weblaw Gateway to Australian Legal Resources. Link
- Calvin Johnson, Really Cool Stuff: Digital Searches into the Constitutional Period, 25 Const. Commentary 51 (Spring 2008). Link
- Cited as a research source in Robert Churchill, To Shake Their Guns in the Tyrant's Face, U. Michigan Press, 2009. ISBN 0472116827
- Discussion of nullification proposal of Jon Roland on the site by Thomas E. Woods, Jr., Nullification, Regnery, 2010, pp. 139-142. ISBN 9781596981492
- The Higher Education Academy. Link
- "Public Safety or Bills of Attainder?", by Jon Roland. University of West Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 34, 2002. Link
- "Hurst's Law of Treason", by Jon Roland. University of West Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 34, 2002. Link
- Jon Roland, Mansfieldism Reconsidered. Link