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Constitutional Law Research Guide


This guide is meant to serve as a starting resource for students conducting research on constitutional law. The guide is organized as follows:

This guide predominately covers Federal constitutional law, with some coverage of California state constitutional law. Secondary sources for both Federal and California state constitutional law include treatises and practice guides. The "Study Aids" section includes study resources available to law students through the USC Law Library and the "Current Awareness" section includes blogs, websites, news services, and law journals dedicated to covering current issues in constitutional law.

Because this guide is only meant to serve as a starting point, and is by no means exhaustive, we encourage students to reach out to the Law Library (contact information located under Need Help?) for research help and to search for additional print and electronic sources using: