Legislation and the Constitution
Constitutional Issues - Web Resources
Enter your topic in the search engine of the sites you choose to use. To complete your Research Guide, you should be looking for:
- The names of important Supreme Court cases on your topic (ex. Brown v. Board of Education)
- Specific sections of the Constitution that are named in these cases (ex. the due process clause of the 14th Amendment)
- Whether your bill would pass a challenge in court. Does your bill look like other bills that have been found unconstitutional in the past?
The Oyez Project at Northwestern University - a multimedia archive of Supreme Court decisions.
Legal Information Institute - a non-profit activity of Cornell Law School