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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Bill of Rights: Overview

A guide to sources that provide a history, analysis, debate, and case law associated with the Bill of Rights and its specific amendments.

Reference Books

Overviews and Issue Debates (Pro/Con) - Databases

Popular Names of Constitutional Amendments and Articles

Overviews, Transcript & Text

From: The National Constitution Center

Videos

Constitution Hall Pass: Bill of Rights

These brief videos provide the history and context of the creation of the Bill of Rights as well as a and overview of the significance of each amendment.