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Resource Guide:
Constitutional Law

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

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

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

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

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

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

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • 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

Selected Websites and Digital Archives