You are here

The U.S. Constitution A to Z

The U.S. Constitution A to Z

Second Edition

June 2008 | 693 pages | CQ Press

There is no other volume that so clearly and concisely explains every key aspect of the U.S. Constitution. This classic, easy-to-use reference is thoroughly updated with new entries covering the events of recent years including court cases with impact on Constitutional rights. Each of the more than 250 entries, arranged in encyclopedic A-to-Z format, provides accessible insight into the key questions readers have about the U.S. Constitution. All entries are updated with content through the end of 2007.


Highlights in this new edition include:

  • Quick answers to questions as well as in-depth background on the U.S. Constitution
  • A new interior design that makes accessing information easy and fun
  • Historical and contemporary photos
  • Internet addresses for quick reference
  • Detailed appendices, tables, and an index

New entries include: 

  • Kelo v. New London
  • Hamdi v. Rumsfeld
  • Lawrence v. Texas
  • The Patriot Act
  • Sex Offenders
  • Torture
  • Gay marriage and civil unions

Select a Purchasing Option

ISBN: 9780872897649

This title is also available on SAGE Knowledge, the ultimate social sciences online library. If your library doesn’t have access, ask your librarian to start a trial.