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Opposing ViewPoints database presents a wide variety of viewpoint essays, published articles, news, statistics, and reviewed websites on our most controversial issues today.

ABC-CLIO Issues database has basic overview essays on most pro/con topics and related entries.

Gale LegalTrac database contains articles from legal publications, newspapers, and journals. We recommend starting with the "Browse Subjects" tab and checking the "to documents with full text" box.

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Exploring Constitutional Law Prof. Doug Linder's site "explores some of the great issues and controversies that surround our Nation's founding document." It also has a section for Recent Landmark Supreme Court Decisions.

The First Amendment Center The name says it all: news, issues, opinions and comprehensive coverage about the First Amendment.

Justice Learning presents society's big issues and our government's involvement with them. This Webby-award winning site is a collaboration of National Public Radio's Justice Talking and the New York Times Learning Network.

The Oyez Project is a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work." Browse Supreme Court cases by issue or term; watch video and download audio of court decisions and transcripts.

StreetLaw has a nice page of Supreme Court case studies arranged by topic.
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