Other Constitutions and Constitutional Resources
The Constitution is presented in several formats on this site:
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Below are links to other versions of the U.S. Constitution, to constitutions
for other nations, and other constitutional resources. If you know of a
constitutional link that should be here and is not, by all means, let me know!
Other U.S. Constitutions
U.S. States' Constitutions
A list of links to state constitutions is available elsewhere. Also see the Constitution.org
provides forums for the discussion of many political topics in a structured
and moderated environment.
- A Web edition which
explores the documentary history of the Constitution.
a glossary of terms used in Congress.
National Archives has a wonderful site with lots of historical
National Archives has another site with Constitution Day (September 17)
- Library of Congress - Continental Congress
and Constitutional Convention Home Page, Annals of
- Grolier's History of the
Constitution, Text and
interpretation of the Constitution, and of the
amendment dealing with taxation limits.
The Constitution Notebook Program
(U.S. - Info on program for Constitution Study).
The Constitution Society A site
with a right-wing slant, but a lot of great resources, including Madison's Notes on the Debates in
the Constitutional Convention.
The National Constitution
Center maintains a Constitution Museum in Philadelphia.
- The U.S. Code (U.S. House or Cornell University).
- Decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court can be found at FindLaw. More recent
cases, and electronic versions of the Supreme Court's Bound Volumes, can be
found at the Supreme Court
- At Oak Hill Publishing's Constitution Facts
Bookstore, you can order facsimile copies of the Constitution,
Declaration of Independence, and other historical documents (note: no on-line
- A nice resource for research is the Shaeffer Law Library Research
Guides page from Albany Law School.
- A collection of essays relating to the Constitution can be found at Suite
Commentaries is a classic reference of British common law, the direct
ancestor of American common law. References to it are often used by lawyers
and in the Supreme Court to gain insight on American common law.