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Upcoming Bill of Rights in Action (Fall 2010)

by Bill Hayes

For those of you who subscribe (and a subscription is free), BRIA should be coming to you via the U.S. mail in the next couple of days. Its three articles are also available online as PDF files if you have registered (also free). The articles are:

The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom  examines how Thomas Jefferson drafted this statute, and James Madison guided it to passage in the Virginia legislature. The statute was the inspiration for the First Amendment’s religious protections.

Plato and Aristotle on Tyranny and the Rule of Law explores what these two great ancient Greek philosophers thought about tyranny and the rule of law and explains their different approaches to government.

Nigeria looks at the recent history of Nigeria and its struggle against tyranny and corruption.

Remember to visit our Bill of Rights in Action Archive for hundreds of other classroom-ready articles.