Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library


The U.S. Constitution and constitutional law / edited by Brian Duignan.


  • ISBN: 9781615306886 (library binding)
  • ISBN: 1615306889 (library binding)
  • Description: xv, 184 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Britannica Educational Pub., 2013.

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Gloucester YA Nonficton YA 342.7302/Duignan (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester YA Nonficton YA 342.7302/Duignan (Text to phone) Checked out 05/01/2014
Stoneham Young Adult Area Young Adult 342.7302 USC (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: The United States Constitution and constitutional law -- The Constitution of the United States -- The constitutional convention -- Provisions of the constitution -- Liberties and the bill of rights -- The Fourteenth amendment : due process and equal protection clauses -- The bill of rights -- First amendment -- Government actions subject to the First amendment -- Freedoms of speech, press, assembly, and petition -- Permissible restrictions on expression -- Free exercise of religion -- The establishment clause -- Second amendment -- Supreme Court interpretations -- Origins and historical antecedents -- Third amendment -- Fourth amendment -- Fifth amendment -- Grand juries -- Double jeopardy -- Self-incrimination -- Due process -- Takings -- Sixth amendment -- Seventh amendment -- Eighth amendment -- Ninth amendment -- Tenth amendment -- The Eleventh through Twenty-Seventh amendments -- Eleventh amendment -- Twelfth amendment -- Thirteenth amendment -- Fourteenth amendment -- Fifteenth amendment -- Sixteenth amendment -- Seventeenth amendment -- Eighteenth amendment -- Nineteenth amendment -- Twentieth amendment -- Twenty-First amendment -- Twenty-Second amendment -- Twenty-Third amendment -- Twenty-Fourth amendment -- Twenty-Fifth amendment -- Twenty-Sixth amendment -- Twenty-Seventh amendment -- Constitutional law -- The nature of constitutional law -- Characteristics of constitutions -- Unitary and federal systems -- Federal and semifederal states -- Unitary states -- International unions of states -- Executives and legislatures -- Monarchical systems -- Presidential systems -- Parliamentary systems -- Other systems -- Unicameral and bicameral -- Legislatures -- Judicial review.
Duignan, Brian. (Added Author).

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: United States Constitution and constitutional law