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ASA LIBRARY  RESOURCES ON THE U.S. CONSTITUTION

ON RESERVE

Selected  articles from the Opposing Viewpoints Resource Database on the 1st,  4th and 8th Amendments to the Constitution – Ask at the  Circulation Desk


RECOMMENDED WEB SITES

The University of New Hampshire Democracy Imperative
http://www.unh.edu/democracy/constitution.html

National Archives on the Constitution
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/charters.html

Bill of Rights Institute and its interactive video for Constitution Day
http://www.billofrightsinstitute.org

Justice Learning – a collaboration of NPR’s Justice Talking and NYTimesLearning Network
http://www.justicelearning.org/

Cato Institute – a “classically” liberal think tank
http://www.cato.org/pubs/constitution/constitution_en.html

First Amendment Center of Vanderbilt University
http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/

Notes on the Amendments from an individual, Steve Mount, journalist
http://www.usconstitution.net/constamnotes.html


ASA DATABASE RECOMMENDATIONS WITH SELECTED ARTICLES
EBSCO ACADEMIC SEARCH PREMIER – There are many more like these.

THE  BOUNDARIES OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT:  A PRELIMINARY EXPLORATION OF CONSTITUTIONAL SALIENCE.

Full  Text Available By: Schauer, Frederick. Harvard Law  Review, Apr2004, Vol. 117 Issue 6, p1765-1809, 45p; (AN 12797660)

THE  RETURN OF REASONABLENESS: SAVING THE FOURTHAMENDMENT  FROM THE SUPREME COURT.

Full  Text Available (cover  story) By: Wilson, Melanie D.. Case Western Reserve Law Review,  Fall2008, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p1-60, 60p; (AN 37328336)

SEARCHES AND SEIZURES  IN A DIGITAL WORLD.

Full Text Available By: Kerr, Orin S..  Harvard Law Review, Dec2005, Vol. 119 Issue 2, p532-585, 54p; (AN  19216924)

GIVING PRECISE CONTENT TO THE EIGHTHAMENDMENT: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE REMEDIAL  PROVISIONS OF THE PRISON LITIGATION REFORM ACT.

Full Text Available By: Amend, Andrew W..  Columbia Law Review, Jan2008, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p143-181, 39p; (AN  28626629)

EIGHTH  AMENDMENT -- DEATH PENALTY -- MISSOURI SUPREME  COURT HOLDS THAT THE JUVENILE DEATH PENALTY VIOLATES THE EIGHTH AMENDMENT. -- State ex rel. Simmons v. Roper,  112 S.W.3d (Mo. 2003) (en banc), cert. granted, 124 S. Ct. 1171 (2004).

Full  Text Available Harvard  Law Review, May2004, Vol. 117 Issue 7,  p2456-2461, 6p; (AN 13163705)

THE  SUPREME COURT'S EXCESSIVE DEFERENCE TO LEGISLATIVE BODIES UNDER EIGHTHAMENDMENTSENTENCING REVIEW

Full  Text Available By:  Brennan, James J.. Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology,  Spring2004, Vol. 94 Issue 3, p551-586, 36p; (AN 15000310)


PROQUEST CRIMINAL JUSTICE

No More Pencils, No More Facebooks
Wendy N Davis. ABA Journal.  Chicago: Jul 2009. Vol. 95, Iss. 7; p. 18

The Supreme Court Reexamines Search  Incident to Lawful Arrest
Richard G Schott. FBI Law  Enforcement Bulletin. Washington: Jul 2009. Vol. 78, Iss. 7; p. 22

GIVEN HIM A FAIR TRIAL, THEN HANG HIM:  THE SUPREME COURT'S MODERN DEATH PENALTY JURISPRUDENCE*

Mark S Hurwitz. Justice System  Journal. Denver: 2008. Vol. 29, Iss. 3; p. 24333


ASA LIBRARY PHYSICAL HOLDINGS (BOOKS ON  THE SHELF)

Basic criminal law :  the U.S. Constitution, procedures,
and crimes Davenport,
Anniken U.  ; 2006 .
Call #:  345.73 D247

Constitutional peril:  the life and death struggle for our constitution and democracy Fein,
Bruce  ; 2008 .
Call #:  342.7306 F299

   

An economic  interpretation of the Constitution of the United States.
Beard, Charles  A.  ; 1986 .
Call #:  342.73029 B368

The living U.S. Constitution : historical background, landmark Supreme Court decisions : with introductions,
  indexed guide,
pen portraits of the signers Living United States Constitution Living US Constitution Padover,
Saul Kussiel Landynski,
Jacob W.  ; 1995 .
Call #:  342.73 P124 3rd

  

A practical companion  to the Constitution : how the Supreme Court has ruled on issues from  abortion to zoning The Evolving constitution Lieberman,
Jethro K.  ; 1999 .
Call #:  342.73 L716

A companion to the  United StatesConstitution and its amendments Vile,
John R.  ; 2001 .
Call #:  342.7302 V699 3rd

  

Essentials of the  American constitution : the Supreme Court and the fundamental law  Sheldon, Charles H. Wasby, Stephen L.  ;  2002 . Call #:  342.7302 S544

A brilliant solution  : inventing the American Constitution Berkin, Carol  ; 2002 . Call #:  342.73 B512

  

The U.S.Constitution A to Z US Constitution A to Z United States Constitution A to Z  Maddex, Robert L.  ; 2002 . Call #:  Ref. 342.730203 M179

Same-sex marriage and  the Constitution Gerstmann, Evan   ; 2004 . Call #:  346.73016 G383

  

The constitution of the United States : a primer for the people Currie, David P.  ; 1988 . Call #:  342.73 C976

The declaration of  independence and the constitution of the United States of America  ; 2002 . Call #:  Ref. 342.73 C366dc

  

SELECTED ASA LIBRARY ELECTRONIC E-BOOK TITLES

There are many more titles in the ebrary Academic Complete  Collection, which can be searched by subject.   If you need help, ask at the Circulation Desk.

Constitutional Convention : A  Narrative History from the Notes of James Madison  ebrary Reader
Author: Madison, James   Larson, Edward J.  Winship, Michael P.  
Publisher: Random House, Incorporated  Released: 2005
Subjects: United States. -- Constitutional Convention --    United States. -- Constitution.  Constitutional history -- United States. 

Bill of Rights : Creation and  Reconstruction   ebrary Reader
Author: Amar, Akhil Reed  
Publisher: Yale University Press   Released: 1998
Subjects: United States. -- Constitution. -- 1st -- 10th Amendments.   Constitutional amendments -- united States.  Civil rights -- United States.
Origins of the Bill of Rights   ebrary Reader
Author: Levy, Leonard W.  
Publisher: Yale University Press   Released: 1999
Subjects: United States. -- Constitution. -- 1st -- 10th Amendments -- History.   Civil rights -- United States -- History.

  

James Madison and the Struggle for the  Bill of Rights   ebrary Reader
Author: Labunski, Richard E.  
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated    Released: 2006
Subjects: Madison, James, -- 1751 -- 1836.   United States. -- Constitution. -- 1st -- 10th Amendments -- History.   Civil rights-- United States -- History.

Well-Regulated Militia : The Founding  Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America   ebrary Reader
 
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA     Released: 2006
Subjects: United States. -- Constitution. -- 2nd Amendment.   Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States.   United States -- Militia.

  

First Amendment in Schools, The   ebrary Reader
Author: Haynes, Charles C.   Chaltain, Sam   Ferguson Jr., John E.  
Publisher: Association for Supervision &  Curriculum Development     Released:  2003
Subjects: United States.-- Constitution. -- 1st Amendment.   Educational law and legislation-- United States.  Civil rights -- United States.

Thirteenth Amendment and American  Freedom : A Legal History   ebrary Reader
 
Publisher: New York University Press     Released: 2004
Subjects: United States. -- Constitution.-- 13th Amendment -- History.  Slavery -- Law and legislation-- United States -- History.

  

Supreme Court's Retreat from  Reconstruction & its Ongoing Distortion of Constitutional Jurisprudence   ebrary Reader
Author: Saccturo, Frank J.  
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group,  Incorporated      Released:  2000
Subjects: United States. -- Constitution. -- 13th-- 15th Amendments.   Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 19th century.   Constitutional history -- United States.  United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-- 1900.

Supreme Court's Retreat from  Reconstruction & its Ongoing Distortion of Constitutional Jurisprudence   ebrary Reader
Author: Saccturo, Frank J.  
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group,  Incorporated      Released:  2000
Subjects: United States. -- Constitution. -- 13th-- 15th Amendments.   Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 19th century.   Constitutional history -- United States.  United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-- 1900.

  

Masters of Illusion : The Supreme  Court and the Religion Clauses   ebrary Reader
Author:Ravitch, Frank S.  
Publisher: New York University Press       Released: 2007
Subjects: United States. -- Constitution. -- 1st Amendment.  Freedom of religion -- United States -- Interpretation and construction.   Church and state -- United States -- Interpretation and construction.

Mythic Meanings of the Second  Amendment : Taming Political Violence in a Constitutional Republic   ebrary Reader
 
Publisher: Yale University Press      Released: 2003
Subjects: United States. -- Constitution. -- 2nd Amendment -- History.   Firearms-- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.   Political violence -- United States -- History.   Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History.   United States -- Militia.

  

Victory of Law : The Fourteenth  Amendment, the Civil War, and American Literature, 1852-1867   ebrary Reader
Author: Nabers, Deak  
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press      Released: 2006
Subjects: United States. -- Constitution. -- 14th Amendment.   American literature -- 19th century-- Political aspects.   Antislavery movements in literature.  Antislavery movements-- United States-- History.   Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.  United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.

Our Secret Constitution : How Lincoln  Redefined American Democracy   ebrary Reader
Author: Fletcher, George P.  
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated     Released: 2003
Subjects:Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809 -- 1865 -- Political and social views.   United States. -- Constitution. -- 13th -- 15th Amendments.   Constitutional history -- United States.   Constitutional amendments -- United States.   United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-- 1865.

  

Gouverneur Morris : An Independent Life ebrary Reader Author: Adams, William Howard Publisher: Yale University Press Released: 2003 Subjects: Morris, Gouverneur, -- 1752 -- 1816. United States. -- Constitution -- Signers -- Biography. Statesmen -- United States -- Biography. United States-- History -- Revolution, 1775 -- 1783-- Biography. New York (State) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-- 1783 -- Biography. United States -- Politics and government -- 1775 -- 1783. United States -- Politics and government -- 1783 -- 1789.

Sexual Rights in America : The Ninth  Amendment and the Pursuit of Happiness   ebrary Reader
Author: Abramson, Paul R.   Pinkerton, Steven D.   Huppin, Mark  
Publisher: New York University Press     Released: 2003
Subjects: United States. -- Constitution. -- 9th Amendment.   Sex and law -- United States.