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Constitutional law -- United States

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View Resource The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation: Annotations of Cases Decided by the Supreme Court of the United States: 1992 Edition

The Library of Congress' Congressional Research Service, in cooperation with the U.S. Senate and Government Printing Office (GPO) has made the massive The Constitution of the United States of America Analysis and Interpretation: Annotations of Cases Decided by the Supreme Court of the United States to June 29, 1992 available at the GPO web site. The volume is both searchable and browsable, and...

https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/GPO-CONAN-1992/content-detail....
View Resource FindLaw Constitutional Law Center

This latest offering from FindLaw (last discussed in the January 15, 1999 Scout Report) focuses on the US Constitution. The site is composed of two primary sections. The first offers an annotated Constitution, commentary on selected topics with links to key sections of the Constitution or The Federalist Papers, a history of the Constitution, and brief biographies of notable "Founding Fathers" and...

https://supreme.findlaw.com/
View Resource 1999 Biennial Report to Congress on the Status of GPO Access

Completed on December 30, 1999, this biennial report to Congress describes the status of GPO Access, one of the most important online sources of US Government information. Available in .pdf and text formats, the report offers an overview of GPO Access and discusses recent improvements, partnerships, and the future of the service. Eight appendixes are included and may be accessed separately.

https://www.gpo.gov/who-we-are/our-agency/congressional-rela...
View Resource A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution

This timely exhibit from the National Museum of American History (NMAH) "explores a period of U.S. history when racial prejudice and fear upset the delicate balance between the rights of a citizen versus the power of the state. Focusing on the experiences of Japanese Americans who were placed in detention camps during World War II, this online exhibit is a case study in decision-making and citizen...

http://amhistory.si.edu/perfectunion/experience/
View Resource FindLaw Constitutional Law Center

This offering from FindLaw (last discussed in the January 15, 1999 Scout Report) focuses on the US Constitution. The site is composed of two primary sections. The first offers an annotated Constitution, commentary on selected topics with links to key sections of the Constitution or The Federalist Papers, a history of the Constitution, and brief biographies of notable "Founding Fathers" and...

https://www.findlaw.com/
View Resource Why does the American Constitution Lack Social and Economic Guarantees?

Released in January 2003, this working paper from the University of Chicago's Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper Series asks the vexing question: "Why does the American Constitution lack social and economic guarantees?" Authored by Professor Cass Sunstein, the 20-page paper explores four possible reasons why this may be the case. As noted by Sunstein, these reasons can be articulated as...

https://chicagounbound.uchicago.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?refe...
View Resource After an absence of seven decades, the Second Amendment appears again in the Supreme Court

Nation awaits D.C. handgun ruling http://www.washingtontimes.com/article/20080317/METRO/510890365/1004 Statement of Paul Helmke President of the Brady Center on Supreme Court Oral Arguments http://bradycampaign.org/media/release.php?release=970 Fighting for Our Right to Bear Arms http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=9285 Guns Out of...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2008/0321
View Resource Constitutional Rights Foundation

The Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF), a non-profit, non-partisan organization based in Los Angeles, seeks to educate young people about the United States Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the benefits of civic participation. On the site, educators will find many Common Core ready resources. Readers may like to start with the Teachers tab, which navigates to the Teacher's Lounge. Here,...

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http://crf-usa.org/