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Resource Guide:
Constitutional Law

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Constitutional History, Political Institutions, AdministrationJF
Law in GeneralK
History of LawK 140-165
Constitutional LawK 3154-3370
United StatesKF 4501-KF 5103
Texts of the ConstitutionKF 4525-KF 4528
Constitutional HistoryKF 4541-KF 4545

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Constitution
  • Supreme Court
  • United States-History
  • Civil Rights
  • Justice
  • Constitutional History
  • United States-Constitution
  • Judicial
  • Courts
  • Judicial Process

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
The annotated U.S. Constitution and Declaration of IndependenceKF 4527 .A56 2009
The will of the people: how public opinion has influenced the Supreme…KF 8748 .F79 2009
Global perspectives on constitutional lawKF 4550 .G56 2008
American gospel: God, the founding fathers, and the making of a nationBL 2525 .M423 2007
Constitutional interpretation: the basic questionsKF 4552 .B366 2007
The Supreme Court: an essential historyKF 8742 .Z9 H64 2007
Constitutional law for a changing America: institutional powersKF 4548 .E67 2004
Saying what the law is: the constitution in the Supreme CourtKF 4548 .E67 2004

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Constitutional Commentary
  • Constitutional Forum
  • Constitutional Law Journal
  • First Amendment and Media Litigation
  • First Amendment Law Review
  • Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review
  • Law and History Review
  • Law and Policy
  • Legal History Review
  • Seton Hall Constitutional Law Journal
  • Supreme Court debates
  • United States Reports (Supreme Court of the United States)
  • University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law
  • William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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