US Constitution

The United States Constitution is a document that puts forth the fundamental laws and principles that govern the United States. The Constitution was adopted on September 17, 1787, and initially consisted of seven articles. The Constitution has subsequently been amended twenty seven times. The first ten of these amendments are collectively known as the Bill of Rights.

The Constitution with Annotations

The Constitution of the United States of America including analysis and interpretation of the Constitution with annotations of cases decided by the Supreme Court of the United States through June 29, 2010. Annotations include direct Web links to cited cases.

Amendments to the Constitution with Annotations Other

Prepared by the Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress. Co-Editors: Johnny H. Killian, George A. Costello and Kenneth R. Thomas. Contributors: David M. Ackerman, Henry Cohen and Robert Meltz. 2002 Edition with updates from the 2010 Supplement.