“We the People” will advertise truthful and even dialogue on constitutional law via articles or blog posts on well timed topics authored by people who have gained or are performing towards their legislation degrees.
Elon Law college students are striving to advance lawful instruction and scholarship as a result of a new on the net constitutional regulation journal.
Led by inaugural Editor in Main Esther Bouquet L’23, We the Folks – Elon Law’s Constitutional Legislation Journal aspires to encourage the contribution of clever dialogue and examination of the U.S. Structure and constitutional regulation-linked concerns.
Strategies for another university student-run journal, in addition to the Elon Legislation Overview, have been less than way for the much better portion of two decades. Elon Law administrators were initially approached about the probability of a new journal in early 2021 by a staff of Management Fellows doing work on a capstone task.
Attempts continued into 2022 with Advocacy Fellow Madeline L. Kellas L’22, now serving as We the People’s inaugural managing editor, and Management Fellow Emily Erickson L’22 spearheading the venture.
“A whole lot of students drive journal experience,” Kellas reported. “They know it can enhance their research and writing techniques, as perfectly as give them with a extra well-rounded legal schooling.”
Giving a house for healthful dialogue on timely authorized problems is also a little something that Kellas explained she believes is missing from modern society. “The journal is intended to market discussion, not a political philosophy or agenda,” she claimed. “Healthy discussion on controversial difficulties is nearly nonexistent in culture and the lawful subject right now.”
The inaugural problem of We the Persons is scheduled for publication in December. Even though not the very first constitutional regulation journal established by an American legislation university, We the People today is believed to be one of a kind due to the fact of its wide concentrate and on the net platform.
While other constitutional law journals tend to aim on specific amendments, lawful ideas, or themes, Kellas explained We the Individuals is not minimal to a selected sphere or sub-practice of constitutional law.
Post submissions are now currently being acknowledged for thought at [email protected] or by way of We the People’s Scholastica profile. Submissions are open to individuals who now hold a juris health care provider degree or those people doing the job to obtain just one.
Editorial employees for the inaugural problem of We the Men and women – Elon Law’s Constitutional Regulation Journal
Editor in Chief
Madeline L. Kellas
Notes & Responses Editors
On the net Editor
Professor David S. Levine
Professor Scott Gaylord