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“We the People” will advertise honest and even discussion on constitutional legislation by way of content articles on timely subjects authored by these who have gained or are operating towards their law degrees.

Elon Regulation pupils are striving to advance legal instruction and scholarship by means of a new on the internet constitutional regulation journal.

Led by inaugural Editor in Chief Esther Bouquet L’23, We the Individuals – Elon Law’s Constitutional Law Journal aspires to boost the contribution of intelligent discussion and assessment of the U.S. Constitution and constitutional regulation-relevant challenges.

Designs for a different college student-run journal, in addition to the Elon Legislation Overview, have been below way for the far better part of two yrs. Elon Legislation administrators were being initial approached about the chance of a new journal in early 2021 by a team of Management Fellows doing the job on a capstone challenge.

Initiatives ongoing into 2022 with Advocacy Fellow Madeline L. Kellas L’22, now serving as We the People’s inaugural taking care of editor, and Management Fellow Emily Erickson L’22 spearheading the challenge.

“A large amount of college students desire journal knowledge,” Kellas mentioned. “They know it can increase their research and creating techniques, as effectively as provide them with a much more properly-rounded legal education.”

Providing a space for healthier dialogue on timely authorized issues is also some thing that Kellas claimed she believes is lacking from society. “The journal is intended to market dialogue, not a political philosophy or agenda,” she explained. “Healthy discussion on controversial difficulties is nearly nonexistent in society and the authorized area currently.”

The inaugural challenge of We the Folks is scheduled for publication in December. Nevertheless not the very first constitutional legislation journal established by an American law university, We the Folks is believed to be exclusive mainly because of its wide concentration and on-line platform.

When other constitutional regulation journals are likely to aim on individual amendments, authorized ideas, or themes, Kellas mentioned We the Men and women is not constrained to a specified sphere or sub-practice of constitutional regulation.

Write-up submissions are now staying approved for thing to consider at [email protected] or by We the People’s Scholastica profile. Submissions are open up to those who now maintain a juris medical professional degree or those operating to obtain just one.

Editorial employees for the inaugural difficulty of We the Individuals – Elon Law’s Constitutional Law Journal

Editor in Main
Esther Bouquet

Running Editor
Madeline L. Kellas

Business enterprise Editor
Elliott Millner

Notes & Responses Editors
Cynthia Hager
Alexandra Buxbaum
David Belisle
Francine Nebel

Posts Editor
Kaylee Faw
Daphne Myers
Alexis Holloway
Simi Patel
Lauren Jones

Membership Editor
Daja Burgee

Online Editor
Ashyra Corpening

General Workers
Alyssa Harris
Jennifer Weigle

Faculty Advisors
Professor David S. Levine
Professor Scott Gaylord