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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Bill of Rights: Specific Amendments I-V

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


This page provides listings of some of the books the Library has on specific amendments. If you want a full list of books on specific amendments, search the catalog in the box directly under this one.


Click on the selected term under "Subject Headings" in each of the specific amendment boxes.

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First Amendment - Freedom of Speech


Subject Headings in Catalog:

Freedom of speech -- United States -- History

United States. Constitution. 1st Amendment

Freedom of expression -- United States

Freedom of religion -- United States


 FREEDOM FORUM INSTITUTE:  In addition to our resources, you might want to browse the First Amendment Center. an organization jointly run by the John Seigenthaler Center at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., and the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Second Amendment - Right to Bear Arms

Fourth Amendment - Search and Seizure

Fifth Amendment - Due Process, Self-Incrimination