Constitution Day


Please visit the Library to view our book display celebrating Constitution Day 2010.  For more information about the history of the U.S. Constitution, visit:

Books on Display in the Library

National Constitution Center Website (history, educational materials, and more)

ConstitutionFacts.com (educational materials)

Summer Of 1787

The Summer of 1787: the Men Who Invented the Constitution

by David O. Stewart

Format: print

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 Publisher’s Description
“The successful creation of the Constitution is a suspense story. The Summer of 1787 takes us into the sweltering room in which delegates struggled for four months to produce the flawed but enduring document that would define the nation — then and now.”  Read more…

Bill Of Rights In Modern America

The Bill of Rights in Modern America

Edited by David J. Bodenhamer and James W. Ely, Jr.

Format: print

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 Publisher’s Description
“Twelve distinguished legal scholars discuss the history of and the current debates on these and other important rights issues in a book that is certain to stimulate thoughtful discussion among all citizens.  Read more…

Constitutional Fictions

Constitutional Fictions

by David L. Faigman

Format: print

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 Publisher’s Description
“David Faigman’s Constitutional Fictions is the first book-length examination of the role of fact-finding in constitutional cases. Because the role of facts is central to the day-to-day realities of constitutional law, Faigman provides an extraordinarily important analysis of a subject that has been largely ignored…”  Read more…

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