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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 Archives

Videos

Constitution Hall Pass: Bill of Rights Videos

These brief videos from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA, 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.