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United States Constitutional Law: Library of Congress Subject Headings

This guide is intended to assist the user with basic constitutional law research, as well as to provide the researcher with further resources to consult. The most important sources are outlined including primary sources, treatises, hornbooks and more.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Subject Headings

The Library of Congress provides subject headings that are used across libraries on the US. These can be found here. Library of Congress Subject Headings you may want to search for include:

  • Constitutional Law
  • Constitutional Law--United States
  • Constitutional law--United States--Cases
  • Constitutional Law--U.S. States   
  • Constitutional History
  • Constitutional history--United States--Sources
  • Constitutions
  • Constitutions--United States 
  • Constitutions-- U.S. States  
  • Constitutional amendments--United States

Gould Law Library Catalog

To find other constitutional law information at the Gould Law Library, you can search our Catalog by subject (rather than keyword) and then enter the proper Library of Congress Subject Heading.