The William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal

Provides articles on constitutional law.

Articles from Vol. 20, No. 2, December

All a Twitter: Social Networking, College Athletes, and the First Amendment
INTRODUCTIONSocial networking presents new challenges for college athletic programs as college athletes can more easily divulge information about their personal lives and opinions, information that can cause distractions to the team and can lead to National...
Campus Citizenship and Associational Freedom: An Aristotelian Take on the Nondiscrimination Puzzle
ABSTRACTStudent expressive association on campus is a thorny thicket. Student affinity groups often choose to organize around a shared principle or characteristic of the groups' members, which, by definition, makes those students different in some way...
Culture Matters: Cultural Differences in the Reporting of Employment Discrimination Claims
Why don't reasonable people complain about discrimination? Behavioral science evidence points to structural barriers, like the fear of retaliation and the lack of sociocultural power in the workplace, that discourage employees from reporting. By not...
Restoring "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness" in Our Constitutional Jurisprudence: An Exercise in Legal History
INTRODUCTION ................................................. 458I. PLACING THE DECLARATION IN LEGAL AND HISTORICAL CONTEXT ..... 461II. A BRIEF HISTORIOGRAPHY OF "LIFE, LIBERTY, AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS" AS A MATTER OF LEGAL THOUGHT, WITH A FOCUS...
Sacrifice and Sacred Honor: Why the Constitution Is a "Suicide Pact"
AbstractMost legal scholars and elected officials embrace the popular cliché that "the Constitution is not a suicide pact." Typically, those commentators extol the "Constitution of necessity," the supposition that Government, essentially the Executive,...
The "Padilla Advisory" and Its Implications beyond the Immigration Context
INTRODUCTIONImagine Frank Jones, a fifty-year-old disabled man. Frank recently lost his parttime job atthe grocery store. Without this additional income, Frank's social security income and limited savings are not sufficient to cover his monthly bills...