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Welcome to US Constitutional Law

US Constitutional Law (USC) provides a comprehensive research resource on the law, politics, and history of constitutionalism in the United States at the federal and state levels. Combining extensive primary materials with expert commentary, the service provides researchers with unparalleled access to the historical development of federal and state constitutionalism.


Democracy Collection

To celebrate the International Day of Democracy 2020 (15 September) explore our curated collection of Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law articles, Oxford Constitutions of the World articles, and book chapters covering key issues, jurisdictional perspectives and the essential terminology of Democracy. All content is free to read until 15 December 2020.

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Site News

April 16, 2020

March 2020 Update

 USC adds 8 new constitutional documents.

October 21, 2019

USC September 2019 Update

 USC adds 2 new constitutional documents.

October 9, 2019

Democracy in Crisis?

Explore our curated collection of Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law articles, book chapters, and journal articles.

September 6, 2019

New Documents

USC adds 3 new constitutional documents.