Articles Tagged Bill of Rights

Michael Nardella, Knowing When to Stop: Is the Punctuation of the Constitution Based on Sound or Sense?

59 Fla. L. Rev. 667 (2007) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Take another look at the Fifth Amendment. Look carefully. If you read it with an eye toward punctuation, you will notice that the Amendment itself is one long and complex sentence; you will notice that it contains a number of restrictions on governmental […]

Patrick M. Garry, Religious Freedom Deserves more than Neutrality: The Constitutional Argument for Nonpreferential Favoritism of Religion

57 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Some of the earliest American colonies began as havens for religious believers. Religious institutions operated nearly the entire educational system in eighteenth-century America. The first liberty mentioned in the Bill of Rights is religious freedom. During the eighteenth century, Congress consistently permitted the […]

Jordan J. Paust, Tolerance in the Age of Increased Interdependence

56 Fla. L. Rev. 987 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: For several reasons, I hope that you will be a relatively tolerant reader. I am not sure that I can offer insights that an experienced psychiatrist or sensitive moral philosopher might lend to a discussion of love, loyalty, nationalism, patriotism, and what most […]