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Constitutional Law Reference Guide: Internet Resources

Government information resources on constitutional law

Internet Resources

Internet Resources

Constitution Annotated:  Analysis & Interpretation of the United States Constitution

Farrands Records of the Federal Convention 1787

Elliot's Debates (State constitutional convention debates on adopting the 1787 U.S. Constitution)

Federalist Papers

Anti-Federalist Papers

Slaves and the Courts 1740-1860:  Library of Congress American Memory Project

Century of Law Making for a New Nation:  U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates 1774-1875

 Digital United States Congressional Serial Set 1789-1969 (Purdue Users Only!)

Supreme Court Nominee Confirmation Hearings (1971-2018)

Documents on Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearing March 2017

Documents on Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing October 2018

Senate Judiciary Committee Investigation of Numerous Allegations Against Justice Brett Kavanaugh During the Senate Confirmation Proceedings:  Memorandum to Senate Republicans from the Office of the Chairman, Senator Charles Grassley

Hein  Online (Purdue Users Only)

Nexis Uni (Purdue Users Only)

GovInfo (Provides one stop access to federal legal, legislative, and regulatory information resources.
U.S. Supreme Court (Official Site)
U.S. Supreme Court (Via Cornell University Law School)
Oyez Supreme Ct. Oral Arguments (Via Chicago Kent College of Law, Cornell University Law School etc)
Federal Judicial Center
Administrative Office of U.S. Courts
U.S. Sentencing Commission
Federal Court Opinions-7th Circuit
U.S. Department of Justice
Preserving the Supreme Court (3rd report of the Continuity of Government Commission 2011)
Indiana Court Opinions
NBER/Maryland State Constitutions Project (Non-government)

CSPAN Video Library Supreme Court Programming

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