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Constitutional Law Overview and Background
History of Supreme Court Nominations
This database features the complete print series Supreme Court of the U.S. Hearings and Reports on Successful and Unsuccessful Nominations of Supreme Court Justices by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
World Constitutions Illustrated
This database enables legal scholars to research the constitutional and political development of every country in the world. It includes the current constitution for every country in its original language format and an English translation, as well as substantial constitutional histories for all countries.
Major books on Constitutional Law
Treatise on Constitutional Law by
Call Number: KF4550 R63
This treatise provides scholars, practitioners, judges, and officials with an up-to-date analysis and synthesis of federal constitutional law. Focus is primarily on the Supreme Court and incorporates the political, historical, and economic background of court decisions. Analyzes constitutional questions in terms of precedent, political science theory, economics, and American history, thus making the leading cases understandable concerning both their overall significance and the precise legal rules that they establish.
Modern Constitutional Law 3rd by
Call Number: KF4550 A75
The Third Edition of Modern Constitutional Law covers a broader range of topics than most current constitutional law treatises, addressing both civil and criminal law, as well as topics that cut across that traditional divide. In addition to addressing all aspects of the Bill of Rights, federalism, and separation of powers doctrine, the text includes such categories as Native American law, juvenile law, military justice, civil and criminal contempt, government immunity, full faith and credit, habeas corpus procedure and constitutional litigation. It also covers freedom of speech, association, and religion; liberty and equality; and much more.
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Current United States Supreme Court Justices
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