Duquesne University School of Law

Legal Research Guides - Constitutional Law: Current Issues

Introductory Resources (Study Aids)

  • Constitutional law 11th ed. (CrunchTime series) / by Steven L. Emanuel.  KF4550.Z9 E47 2012
  • Constitutional law in a nutshell7th ed./ by Jerome A. Barron, C. Thomas Dienes.  KF4550.Z9 B35 2009
  • Constitutional law: individual rights: examples and explanations 4th ed. / by Allan Ides, Christopher N. May.  KF4749 .I34 2007
  • Constitutional law national power and federalism: examples and explanations 5th ed. / by Christopher N. May, Allan Ides.  KF4550 .M29 2010
  • Principles of constitutional law 4th ed. (Concise hornbook series)/ by John E. Nowak, Ronald D. Rotunda.  KF4550 .N682 2010
  • Understanding constitutional issues: selections from the CQ researcher.  KF4550.Z9 U537 2004
  • Understanding constitutional law 4th ed. / by John B. Attanasio, Joel K. Goldstein.  KF4550 .R43 2012

Treatises

  • Congress, the constitution, and divided government/ by Matthew O. Field.  KF4930 .F54 2013
  • The conservative assault on the constitution / by Erwin Chemerinsky.  KF4550 .C426 2010
  • Constitutional exclusion: the rules, rights, and remedies that strike the balance between freedom and order / by James J. Tomkovicz.  KF4765 .T66 2011
  • Constitutional law and politics/ by David M. O'Brien.  KF4541 .O27 2014
  • Constitutional law in contemporary America / by David Schultz, John R. Vile, Michelle D. Deardorff.  KF4550.Z9 S365 2011
  • Constitutional law: model problems and outstanding answers / by Kevin W. Saunders, Michael A. Lawrence.  KF4550.Z9 S28 2013
  • The Constitution of the United States of America : analysis and interpretation : analysis of cases decided by the Supreme Court of the United States to June 28, 2012 / prepared by the Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress ; Kenneth R. Thomas, editor-in-chief ; Larry M. Eig, managing editor ; Henry Cohen, George Costello, contributing editors.  KF4527 .A3 2013
  • The Constitution under siege: Presidential power versus the Rule of Law/ by Christopher H. Pyle and Richard M. Pious.  KF4565 .P95 2010
  • The embattled constitution / edited by Norman Dorsen with Catherine DeJulio.  KF4550.A2 E65 2013
  • Making sense of the constitution: a primer on the Supreme Court and its struggle to apply our fundamental law / by Walter M. Frank.  KF4550 .F678 2012 also available online via ebrary Academic Complete
  • Modern Constitutional Law / by William Rich.  Available online via WestlawNext (WestlawNext can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Restoring the lost constitution: the presumption of liberty / by Randy E. Barnett.  KF4541 .B313 2014 also available online via ebrary Academic Complete
  • Supreme Court confirmation hearings and constitutional change / by Paul M. Collins and Lori A. Ringhand.  Available online via ebrary Academic Complete
  • Treatise on constitutional law: substance and procedure / by Ronald D. Rotunda, John E. Nowak.  KF4550 .R63 2012 also available online via WestlawNext (WestlawNext can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • United States Supreme Court cases and comments.  Available online via LexisAdvance (LexisAdvance can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)

Periodicals

  • Akron journal of constitutional law and policy -available online via HeinOnline
  • Constitutional commentary -available online via HeinOnline, LexisAdvance & WestlawNext (LexisAdvance & WestlawNext can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Constitutional forum -available online via HeinOnline
  • Constitutional law and civil rights emerging issues – available online via LexisAdvance (LexisAdvance can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Duke journal of constitutional law & public policy -available online via HeinOnline, LexisAdvance & WestlawNext (LexisAdvance & WestlawNext can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • Hastings constitutional law quarterly -available online via HeinOnline, LexisAdvance & WestlawNext (LexisAdvance & WestlawNext can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • University of Pennsylvania journal of constitutional law -available online via HeinOnline, LexisAdvance & WestlawNext (LexisAdvance & WestlawNext can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)
  • William and Mary bill of rights journal -available online via HeinOnline, LexisAdvance & WestlawNext (LexisAdvance & WestlawNext can only be accessed by current Duquesne Law students & faculty)

Legal Research Databases

  • Bloomberg BNA Online under US Law Week under Constitutional Law or Bill of Rights
  • Bloomberg Law under Legislation – U.S. Constitution
  • ebrary Academic Complete –under Law under Constitutional Law
  • FDsys under Constitution of the United States
  • HeinOnline under Law Journal Library – look under Browse by Subject – Constitutional Law
  • LexisAdvance under Browse Topics under Constitutional Law
  • Westlaw  under (search a specific topic under Constitutional Law)
  • Legal Scholarship Network under Constitutional Law

Websites

Constitutional Law in General                                      

Other Libraries Constitutional Law Research Guides

Blogs

Gumberg Databases

Browse the Print Collection

KF4546-KF4554   Constitutional Law in General
KF4555-KF4558   Amendments
KF4565-KF4579   Separation of Powers
KF4581-KF4583   Sources and relationships of law
KF4600-KF4629   Structure of Government
KF4700-KF4858   Individual and State
KF4865-KF4869   Church and State
KF4880-KF5130   Organs of the Government
KFP400-KFP427   Pennsylvania Constitutional Law

created by Patricia Horvath

rev. 11/20/2013, 7/21/2014, 8/15/2015