Further Reading

General Works on the Constitution and Bill of Rights

Alderman, Ellen, and Caroline Kennedy. In Our Defense: The Bill of Rights in Action. New York:William Morrow, 1991.

Amar, Akhil Reed. America’s Constitution: A Biography. New York: Random House, 2005.

Amar, Akhil Reed, and Alan Hirsch. For the People: What the Constitution Really Says about Your Rights. New York: Free Press, 1998.

Bernstein, Richard B., with Jerome Agel. Amending America: If We Love the Constitution So Much, Why Do We Keep Trying to Change It? New York: Times Books, 1993.

Biskupic, Joan, and Elder Witt. The Supreme Court and Individual Rights. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press, 1997.

Blanchard, Margaret. Revolutionary Sparks: Freedom of Expression in Modern America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Bodenhamer, David J., and James W. Ely, Jr., eds. The Bill of Rights in Modern America after 200 Years. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993.

Bollinger, Lee C. The Tolerant Society. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Burns, James McGregor, and Stewart Burns. A People’s Charter: The Pursuit of Rights in America. New York: Knopf, 1991.

Carnes, Jim. Us and Them: A History of Intolerance in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Dinan, John J. Keeping the People’s Liberties: Legislators, Citizens, and Judges as Guardians of Rights. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998.

Ellis, Joseph J. What Did the Declaration Declare? Boston: Bedford, 1999.

Farber, Daniel A. The First Amendment. 2nd ed. New York: Foundation Press, 2003.

Friendly, Fred W., and Martha Elliot. The Constitution: That Delicate Balance. New York: Random House, 1984.

Glasser, Ira. Visions of Liberty: The Bill of Rights for All Americans. New York: Arcade, 1991.

Hall, Kermit L., ed. By and For the People: Constitutional Rights in American History. Arlington Heights, Ill.: Davidson, 1991.

Hall, Kermit L., ed. The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Haynes, Charles, Sam Chaltain, and Susan Glisson. First Freedoms: A Documentary History of First Amendment Rights in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Hentoff, Nat. Living the Bill of Rights. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.

Irons, Peter. The Courage of Their Convictions: Sixteen Americans Who Fought Their Way to the Supreme Court. New York: Free Press, 1988.

Kyvig, David E. Explicit and Authentic Acts: Amending the U.S. Constitution. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1996.

Meltzer, Milton. The Bill of Rights: How We Got It and What It Means. New York: Crowell, 1990.

Monk, Linda R. The Bill of Rights: A User’s Guide. Alexandria, Va.: Close Up Publishing, 1995.

Patrick, John J. The Bill of Rights: A History in Documents. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Patrick, John J. The Supreme Court of the United States: A Student Companion. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Rakove, Jack N. Declaring Rights: A Brief History with Documents. Boston: Bedford, 1998.

Raskin, Jamin B. We the Students: Supreme Court Cases for and about Students. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2000.

Schudson, Michael. The Good Citizen: A History of American Civic Life. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1998.

Schwartz, Bernard. The Great Rights of Mankind: A History of the American Bill of Rights. Madison,Wis.: Madison House, 1992.

Shiffrin, Steven. The First Amendment, Democracy, and Romance. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1990.

Stephens, Otis H., John M. Scheb, and Kara E. Stooks bury, eds. Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties and Rights. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 2006.

Urofsky, Melvin I. 100 Americans Making Constitutional History: A Biographical History. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2004.

Wagman, Robert J. The First Amendment Book. New York: Pharos, 1991.

Chapter 1: Our Rights in American History

Amar, Akhil Reed. The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1998.

Cogan, Neil, ed. The Complete Bill of Rights: The Drafts, Debates, Sources, and Origins. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Conley, Patrick T., and John P. Kaminski, eds. The Bill of Rights and the States: The Colonial and Revolutionary Origins of American Liberties. Madison,Wis.: Madison House, 1992.

Estep, William. Revolution within the Revolution: The First Amendment in Historical Context, 1612–1789. Grand Rapids, Mich.:William B. Eerdmans, 1990.

Howard, A. E. Dick. The Road from Runnymede: Magna Carta and Constitutionalism in America. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1998.

Levy, Leonard. Origins of the Bill of Rights. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1999.

Miller, William Lee. The Business of May Next: James Madison and the Founding. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1992.

Chapter 2: The Right to Freedom

Abraham, Henry J., and Barbara A. Perry. Freedom and the Court: Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Richards, David A. J. Conscience and the Constitution: History, Theory, and Law of the Reconstruction Amendments. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1993.

Ten Broek, Jacobus. Equal under Law. Enlarged ed. New York: Collier Books, 1965.

Vorenberg, Michael. Final Freedom: The Civil War, the Abolition of Slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Chapter 3: The Right to Equal Protection of the Laws

Branch, Taylor. Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954–1963. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988.

Hyman, Harold W., and William M.Wiecek. Equal Justice under Law: Constitutional Development, 1835–1875. New York: Harper & Row, 1982.

Leonard, Ira M., and Robert D. Parmet. American Nativism, 1830–1860. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1971.

McMillen, Neil. Dark Journey: Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1990.

Morris, Aldon D. The Origins of the Civil Rights Movement: Black Communities Organizing for Change. New York: Free Press, 1984.

Nieman, Donald G. Promises to Keep: African-Americans and the Constitutional Order. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Sitkoff, Harvard. The Struggle for Black Equality, 1954– 1992. New York: Hill and Wang, 1993.

Wertheimer, Barbara Mayer. We Were There: The Story of Working Women in America. New York: Pantheon, 1977.

Chapters 4 and 5: The Right to Free Exercise of Religion and Separation of Church and State

Alley, Robert S., ed. James Madison on Religious Liberty. Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus, 1985.

Belth, Nathan C. A Promise to Keep: A Narrative of the American Encounter with Anti-Semitism. New York: Schocken, 1981.

Butler, Jon, Grant Wacker, and Randall Balmer. Religion in American Life: A Short History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Curry, Thomas J. The First Freedoms: Church and State in America to the Passage of the First Amendment. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Gaustad, Edwin S. Church and State in America. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Gaustad, Edwin S. Roger Williams: Prophet of Liberty. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Lambert, Frank. The Founding Fathers and the Place of Religion in America. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2003.

Levy, Leonard W. The Establishment Clause: Religion and the First Amendment. New York: Macmillan, 1986.

Long, Carolyn N. Religious Freedom and Indian Rights: The Case of Oregon v. Smith. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000.

Miller, William Lee. The First Liberty: Religion and the American Republic. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2003.

Patrick, John J., and Gerald P. Long. Constitutional Debates on Freedom of Religion. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1999.

Urofsky, Melvin I. Religious Freedom: Rights and Liberties under the Law. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 2002.

Williams, Peter. American Religions from their Origins to the Twenty-first Century. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2002.

Wilson, John F., and Donald L. Drakeman. Church and State in American History. Boulder, Colo.: Westview, 2003.

Witte, John, Jr. Religion and the American Constitutional Experiment. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 2000.

Wuthnow, Robert. America and the Challenges of Religious Diversity. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2005.

Chapter 6: The Right to Freedom of Speech

Baker, C. Edwin. Human Liberty and Freedom of Speech. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Chafee, Zechariah. Free Speech in the United States. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1967.

Curtis, Michael Kent. Free Speech: The People’s Darling Privilege. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2000.

Eastland, Terry. Freedom of Expression in the Supreme Court. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2000.

Farish, Leah. Tinker v. Des Moines: Student Protest. Springfield, N.J.: Enslow, 1997.

Fraleigh, Douglas M., and Joseph S. Tuman. Freedom of Speech in the Marketplace of Ideas. New York: St. Martin’s, 1997.

Goldstein, Robert Justin. Flag Burning and Free Speech. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000.

Johnson, John W. The Struggle for Student Rights. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1997.

Kalven, Harry, Jr., ed. A Worthy Tradition: Freedom of Speech in America. New York: Harper & Row, 1988.

Levy, Leonard. Freedom of Speech and Press in Early American History: Legacy of Suppression. New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1963.

Polenberg, Richard. Fighting Faiths: The Abrams Case, the Supreme Court, and Free Speech. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1987.

Russomanno, Joseph. Speaking Our Minds: Conversations with the People behind Landmark First Amendment Cases. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2002.

Smith, James Morton. Freedom’s Fetters: The Alien and Sedition Laws and American Civil Liberties. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1956.

Stone, Geoffrey. Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime. New York: W.W. Norton, 2004.

Chapter 7: The Right to Freedom of the Press

Friendly, Fred W. Minnesota Rag: The Dramatic Story of the Landmark Case that Gave New Meaning to Freedom of the Press. New York: Random House, 1981.

Levy, Leonard W. Emergence of a Free Press. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.

Lewis, Anthony. Make No Law: The Sullivan Case and the First Amendment. New York: Vintage, 1992.

Rudenstine, David. The Day the Presses Stopped: A History of the Pentagon Papers Case. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.

Chapter 8: The Right to Freedom of Assembly

Lisio, Donald. The President and Protest: Hoover, MacArthur, and the Bonus Riot. New York: Fordham University Press, 1994.

O’Reilly, Kenneth. Hoover and the Un-Americans: The FBI, HUAC, and the Red Menace. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1983.

Strum, Philippa. When the Nazis Came to Skokie: Freedom for Speech We Hate. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1999.

Chapter 9: The Right to Petition

Barber, Lucy G. Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.

Miller, William Lee. Arguing about Slavery: John Quincy Adams and the Great Battle in the United States Congress. New York: Knopf, 1996.

Walker, Samuel. The Rights Revolution: Rights and Community in Modern America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Chapter 10: The Right to Freedom from Racial Discrimination

Fehrenbacher, Don E. The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American History. New ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

McClain, Charles J. In Search of Equality: The Chinese Struggle against Discrimination in Nineteenth-Century America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.

Nelson, William E. The Fourteenth Amendment: From Political Principle to Judicial Doctrine. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1988.

Salyer, Lucy E. Laws Harsh as Tigers: Chinese Immigrants and the Shaping of Modern Immigration Law. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.

Chapter 11: The Right to Vote

Barry, Kathleen. Susan B. Anthony: A Biography of a Singular Feminist. New York: Ballantine Books, 1990.

Deutsch, Sarah Jane. From Ballots to Breadlines: American Women, 1920–1940. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

DuBois, Ellen Carol. Harriot Stanton Blatch and the Winning of Woman Suffrage. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1997.

Gillette, William. The Right to Vote: Politics and the Passage of the Fifteenth Amendment. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1965.

Griffith, Elisabeth. In Her Own Right: The Life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.

Kousser, J. Morgan. Colorblind Injustice: Minority Voting Rights and the Undoing of the Second Reconstruction. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999.

Wheeler, Marjorie Spruill, ed. One Woman, One Vote: Rediscovering the Woman Suffrage Movement. Troutdale, Oreg.: New Sage, 1995.

Chapter 12: The Right to a Fair Trial

Bodenhamer, David. Fair Trial: Rights of the Accused in American History. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Friedman, Lawrence M. Crime and Punishment in American History. New York: Basic Books, 1993.

Phillips, Steven J. No Heroes, No Villains: The Story of a Murder Trial. New York: Random House, 1978.

Walker, Samuel. Popular Justice: A History of American Criminal Justice. New York: Oxford University Press, 1980.

Chapter 13: The Right to Due Process

Bodenhamer, David J. The Pursuit of Justice: Crime and Law in Antebellum Indiana. New York: Garland, 1986.

Carter, Dan T. Scottsboro: A Tragedy of the American South. Rev. ed. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1979.

Chapin, Bradley. Criminal Justice in Colonial America, 1606–1660. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1983.

Chapter 14: The Right to Habeas Corpus

Duker, William F. A Constitutional History of Habeas Corpus. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1980.

Irons, Peter. Justice at War: The Story of the Japanese American Internment Cases. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

Robinson, Greg. By Order of the President: FDR and the Internment of Japanese Americans. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2001.

Chapter 15: The Right to Protection against Illegal Search and Seizure

Leone, Richard C., and Greg Anrig, Jr., eds. The War on Our Freedoms: Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism. New York: BBS Public Affairs, 2003.

Long, Carolyn Nestor. Mapp v. Ohio: Guarding against Unreasonable Searches and Seizures. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2006.

Stevens, Otis, and Richard A Glenn. Unreasonable Searches and Seizures : Rights and Liberties under the Law. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 2006.

Chapter 16: The Right to Protection against Double Jeopardy

Garcia, Alfred. The Fifth Amendment: A Comprehensive Approach. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2002.

Sigler, Jay. Double Jeopardy: The Development of a Legal and Social Policy. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1968.

Thomas, George C. Double Jeopardy: The History, the Law. New York: New York University Press, 1998.

Chapter 17: The Privilege against Self-Incrimination

Baker, Liva. Miranda: Crime, Law, and Politics. New York: Atheneum, 1983.

Levy, Leonard W. Origins of the Fifth Amendment: The Right against Self-Incrimination. New York: Oxford University Press, 1968.

Stuart, Gary L. Miranda: The Story of America’s Right to Remain Silent. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2004.

Chapter 18: The Right to Trial by Jury

Kalven, Harry, and Hans Zeisal. The American Jury. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1966.

Jonakait, Randolph N. The American Jury System. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2003.

Levy, Leonard W. The Palladium of Justice: Origins of Trial by Jury. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1999.

Chapter 19: The Right to Counsel

Cortner, Richard C. A “Scottsboro” Case in Mississippi: The Supreme Court and Brown v. Mississippi. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1986.

Lewis, Anthony. Gideon’s Trumpet. New York: Random House, 1964.

Taylor, John B. The Right to Counsel and Privilege against Self-Incrimination: Rights and Liberties under the Law. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 2004.

Chapter 20: The Rights of Juvenile Defendants

Martin, Gus. Juvenile Justice: Process and Systems. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage, 2005.

Platt, Anthony M. The Child-Savers: The Invention of Delinquency. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1972.

Rosenheim, Margaret K. A Century of Juvenile Justice. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002.

Chapter 21: The Right to Protection against Cruel and Unusual Punishments

Banner, Stuart. The Death Penalty: An American History. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2002.

Masur, Louis. Rites of Execution: Capital Punishment and the Transformation of American Culture, 1776–1865. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Miller, Arthur S., and Jeffrey H. Bowman. Death by Installments: The Ordeal of Willie Francis. New York: Greenwood, 1988.

Chapter 22: The Right of Privacy

Alderman, Ellen, and Caroline Kennedy. The Right to Privacy. New York: Knopf, 1995.

Barnett, Randy E., ed. The Rights Retained by the People: The History and Meaning of the Ninth Amendment. Fairfax, Va.: George Mason University Press, 1989.

Johnson, John W. Griswold v. Connecticut: Birth Control and the Constitutional Right of Privacy. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2005.

Rosen, Jeffrey. Unwanted Gaze: The Destruction of Privacy in America. New York: Random House, 2000.

Chapter 23: The Right to Bear Arms

Bogus, Carl T., and Michael A Bellesiles. The Second Amendment in Law and History: Historians and Constitutional Scholars on the Right to Bear Arms. New York: New Press, 2000.

Cornell, Saul. A Well-Regulated Militia: The Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Halbrook, Stephen P. A Right to Bear Arms: State and Federal Bills of Rights and Constitutional Guarantees. New York: Greenwood, 1989.

Chapter 24: The Right to Property

Ely, James W., Jr. The Guardian of Every Other Right: A Constitutional History of Property Rights. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Epstein, Richard A. Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1985.

Siegan, Bernard. Economic Liberties and the Constitution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980.