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Politics 338: Constitutional Law - Civil Rights


This guide is designed to help you find fundamental resources for research in the area of politics. The resources here are by no means comprehensive, but they will help you achieve a sound start to your work. The research process is often nonlinear and you will probably find yourself returning to certain steps and certain resources over and over. Explore, ask questions, find information.

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The U.S. Constitution

U.S. Constitution Annotated offers not only the text of the Constitution, but some interpretation and key case law. This is an easy to navigate version provided by Cornell's Legal Information Institute (LII).

THOMAS, a site operated by the Library of Congress, offers a number of resources about the constitution and its interpretation.

Online Reference Collections

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