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About the Supreme Court
This section of the U.S. Supreme Court website provides information on the history of the Court, including its traditions, oaths of office, Justices, the building, and more.
Constitutional Law (Cornell Legal Information Institute)
This article from Cornell LII's free online legal encyclopedia provides a brief overview of basic constitutional law principles, including links to related federal and state statutes, state judicial decisions, conventions and treaties, and key internet sources.
The Supreme Court Historical Society
Founded by Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, the Supreme Court Historical Society is dedicated to the collection and preservation of the history of the Supreme Court of the United States. The website provides information about the history of the Court, a list of the most significant oral arguments heard by the Supreme Court from 1955 to 1993, and full text access to several of its publications.
Constitutional Law in a Nutshell, 8th by This new 8th edition of CONSTITUTIONAL LAW IN A NUTSHELL serves as an updated guide and summary of constitutional law. Expert authors summarize judicial review and its limits, national legislative powers, state power in American federalism, Congress and the executive power, due process of law, equal protection, freedom of expression and religion, state action, and controversial Supreme Court cases. For example, this edition features the opinions of the Justices of the Supreme Court opinions in the Affordable Care Act decision, National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius (2012). This edition discusses the impact of the decision on the law concerning the Taxing Power, the Spending Clause and the Commerce Clause. Also, highlighted are extensive case discussions illustrating the Supreme Court's continuing focus on the First Amendment. These cases include the funeral picketing case, Snyder v. Phelps (2011), the dog fight video case,United States v. Stevens (2010), the video
Call Number: KF4550 .Z9 B35 2013
Publication Date: 2013
A Short and Happy Guide to Constitutional Law by This efficient book takes the complex subject matter of Constitutional Law and makes it easier to understand and digest. World-renowned Seton Hall Law Professor Mark Alexander carefully explains the key concepts involved in Con Law and also brings it home with straightforward explanations of why you are reading and discussing the cases you are assigned every day. The subject matter runs the gamut from Marbury v. Madison and the structural side of the course to Due Process and Equal Protection. In addition, he provides exam-taking tips, and general words of guidance on how to make it through law school, and beyond, to a rewarding legal career.
Call Number: KF4550 .Z9 A37 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Constitutional Law by Relied on by students, professors, and practitioners, Erwin Chemerinsky's popular treatise, Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies, Fourth Edition, clearly states the law and identifies the underlying policy issues in each area of constitutional law. Focuses particularly on developments since the publication of the third edition, including issues involving standing, congressional power, presidential power and the war on terror, preemption, school desegregation, abortion rights and voting rights, and First Amendment issues concerning speech and religion.
Call Number: KF4550 .C433 2011
Publication Date: 2011-05-23
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