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In this guide you will material on the First Amendment available in the NCCU Law Library.

First Amendment Online Resources

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The First Amendment - U.S. Constitution

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution provides for the freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, and freedom of religion. This reference guide will list law library print and electronic resources, as well as open access resources and other relevant information to help you find First Amendment research materials.

How well do you know the First Amendment? Take the First Amendment Quiz brought to you by the USA Today and the First Amendment Center.

Current First Amendment Issues

Slate's Dahilia Lithwick speaks with University of California at Irvine professor Charis Kubrin about Elonis v. United State as well as the trend of defendants’ rap lyrics being used against them in criminal proceedings.

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This guide was created by Adrienne DeWitt. It is maintained by the Reference Department.