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Constitutional Law: Specialized Resources

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TEXT OF THE CONSTITUTION

Constitution of the United States of America KF 4525 1985 (Ref); Online: Reproduction of original document: http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution.html; Text with amendments: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CDOC-112hdoc129/pdf/CDOC-112hdoc129.pdf

CQ's Guide to the United States Constitution, 2nd ed. KF 4528.5 M567 1994 (Lockwood)
History, Text, Index, & Glossary

Constitutions of the United States, National and States, 2nd ed. KF 4530 C6 

The Constitution of the United States of America: analysis and interpretation KF 4527 J39 2004 (Ref Desk)
Includes annotations of cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court; regularly supplemented at (scroll down on page)  http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=GPO&browsePath=The+Constitution+of+the+United+States+of+America%3a+Analysis+and+Interpretation&isCollapsed=false&leafLevelBrowse=false&ycord=0

 United States Code Annotated (USCA), Constitution US 003 U6 (Fed Core); Campus Research; Westlaw*
Annotated descriptions of cases.

United States Code Service (USCS), Constitution US 003 U67 (Fed Core); Lexis*

*Westlaw/Lexis access restricted to law students only

BIBLIOGRAPHIES

A Comprehensive Bibliography of American Constitutional and Legal History 1896-1979 KF 4541 H34 1984 (Ref)

The Constitution of the United States: A Guide and Bibliography KF 4546 A1 R4 1987 (Ref)

The Dynamic Constitution: A Historical Bibliography KF 4541 D95 1986 (Ref)

Jurisprudence of United States Constitutional Interpretation: An Annotated Bibliography, 2nd ed. KF 4546 A1 D69 2010 (Ref)

Revolutionary America, 1763-1789: A Bibliography E 208 G46 1984 (Ref)

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation (Library of Congress - American Memory Collection) Bibliography of print sources covering: General Reference; Continental Congress & Constitutional Convention, 1774-1789; 1789-1800; 1801-60; 1861-1875; and Younger Readers.

Researching Constitutional Law on the Internet Maintained by the University of Chicago School of Law, a compilation of resources, including links to pertinent U.S. and international documents and agencies.

  

 

HORNBOOKS

Chemerinsky, Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies KF 4550 C427 1997

Cooley, General Principles of Constitutional Law in the United States of America KF 4550 Z9 C6 2000 

Currie, The Constitution of the United States: A Primer for the People, 2d ed. KF 4550 Z9 C88 2000

Emanuel, Crunchtime: Constitutional Law, 8th ed. KF 4550 Z9 E47 2009 (Study Aids)

Fallon, The Dynamic Constitution: An Introduction to American Constitutional Law KF 4550 F35 2004

Lewis & Norman, Civil Rights Law & Practice, 2d ed. KF 4749 L495 2004 (Reserve)

Nowak & Rotunda, Constitutional Law, 7th ed. KF 4550 N6 2004 (Reserve)

Nowak & Rotunda, Principles of Constitutional Law, 3d ed. KF 4550 Z9 N69 2007 (Study Aids)

Murphy, American Constitutional Interpretation, 4th ed. KF 4549 M87 2008

Sheldon, Essentials of the American Constitution: the Supreme Court and Fundamental Law KF 4550 S53 2002

Van Geel, Understanding Supreme Court Opinions, 5th ed. KF 8742 V36 2007 

DICTIONARIES, ENCYCLOPEDIAS & GUIDES

CASEBOOKS

NUTSHELLS & STUDY GUIDES

Barron & Dienes, First Amendment Law in a Nutshell, 4th ed. KF 4770 B37 2008 (Study Aids)

Constitutional Law in a Nutshell, 7th ed. KF 4550 Z9 B35 2009 (Study Aids)

The State and Religion in a Nutshell, 2nd ed. KF 4865 Z9 B47 2004 (Reserve)

Engdahl, Constitutional Federalism in a Nutshell, 2nd ed. KF 4600 Z9 E5 1987 (Study Aids)

Israel, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Limitations in a Nutshell, 7th ed. KF 9619.3 I8 2006 (Study Aids)

Thomas, Sex Discrimination in a Nutshell, 2nd ed. KF 4758 Z9 T48 1991 (Study Aids)

Viera, Constitutional Civil Rights in a Nutshell, 3rd ed. KF 4750 V5 1998 (Study Aids)

Baker & Williams, Constitutional Analysis in a Nutshell, 2nd ed. KF 4550 Z9 W53 2003 (Study Aids)

TREATISES

Antieau, Modern Constitutional Law, 2nd ed. KF 4550 A75 1997

Rotunda & Nowak, Treatise on Constitutional Law: Substance & Procedure, 4th ed. KF 4550 R63 2007

Rubenfield, Revolution by Judiciary: The Structure of American Constitutional Law KF 4550 R83 2005

Tribe, American Constitutional Law, 3rd ed. KF 4550 T785 2000 (Reserve)

Tribe, American Constitutional Law, 2d ed. KF 4550 T785 1988 (Reserve)

HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY TEXTS

Continental Congress


Constitutional Convention of 1787


Ratification


General Compilations

  • Documentary History of the Constitution of the United States of America, 1786-1870 KF 4541 D63 1894
  • Documents Illustrative of the Formation of the Union of the American States JK 11 1927 (Also Ref)
  • Sources and Documents of the United States Constitutions: 2d Series KF 4530 S68 1982

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