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Constitutional Law


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.





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