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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:

  1. The names of important Supreme Court cases on your topic (ex. Brown v. Board of Education)
  2. Specific sections of the Constitution that are named in these cases (ex. the due process clause of the 14th Amendment)
  3. 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



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