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Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate List

There are countless Constitutional Law courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies (Aspen Treatise) (2019)

Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate ListRelied on by students, professors, and practitioners, Erwin Chemerinsky’s popular treatise clearly states the law and identifies the underlying policy issues in each area of constitutional law. Thorough coverage of the topic makes it appropriate for both beginning and advanced courses. New to the Sixth Edition: Professors and students will benefit from: #99,874 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #161 in Legal Education #46 in Constitutional Law (Books) #143 in General Constitutional Law Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Erwin Chemerinsky

2. Emanuel Law Outlines for Constitutional Law (2018)

Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate ListAny law school graduate will tell you that when picking your outline tool you need to pick the best because your outlines are the most important study tool you will use throughout your law school career.  Developed by legendary study aid author Steve Emanuel, Emanuel® Law Outlines (ELOs) are the #1 outline choice among law students.   An ELO ensures that you understand the concepts as you learn them in class and helps you study for exams throughout the semester. Here’s why you need an ELO from your first day of class right through your final exam: #49,191 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #78…
Author(s): Steven L. Emanuel

3. A Short & Happy Guide to Constitutional Law (Short & Happy Guides) (2013)

Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate ListThis efficient book takes the complex subject matter of Constitutional Law and makes it easier to understand and digest. World-renowned Seton Hall Law Professor Mark Alexander carefully explains the key concepts involved in Con Law and also brings it home with straightforward explanations of why you are reading and discussing the cases you are assigned every day. The subject matter runs the gamut from Marbury v. Madison and the structural side of the course to Due Process and Equal Protection. In addition, he provides exam-taking tips, and general words of guidance on how to make it…
Author(s): Mark C. Alexander

4. Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies (Aspen Student Treatise) (2015)

Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate ListRelied on by students, professors, and practitioners, Erwin Chemerinsky s popular treatise clearly states the law and identifies the underlying policy issues in each area of constitutional law. Thorough coverage of the topic makes it appropriate for both beginning and advanced courses.This new, features updated material throughout, including:…
Author(s): Erwin Chemerinsky

5. Constitutional Law (Examples & Explanations) (2019)

Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate ListExamples & Explanations: Constitutional Law: National Power and Federalism features straightforward, informal text that is never simplistic. Its unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations pedagogy combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions. A problem-oriented guide, it takes students through the principal doctrines of constitutional law covered in a typical course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable for students learning the subject from the first day of class until the last review before the…
Author(s): Christopher N May , Allan Ides , et al.

6. Constitutional Law (Emanuel Crunchtime) (2018)

Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate ListWhen it’s exam time you need the right information in the right format to study efficiently and effectively. Emanuel® CrunchTime is the perfect tool for exam studying. With flowcharts and capsule summaries of major points of law and critical issues, as well as exam tips for identifying common traps and pitfalls, sample exam and essay questions with model answers – you will be prepared for your next big test. Here’s why you will need Emanuel® CrunchTime to help you ace your exams: #347,560 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #586 in Legal Education #191 in Constitutional Law (Books) #488 in General Constitutional Law Would you…
Author(s): Steven L. Emanuel

7. An Introduction to Constitutional Law: 100 Supreme Court Cases Everyone Should Know (2019)

Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate ListThis multimedia platform combines a book and video series that will change the way you study constitutional law. An Introduction to Constitutional Law teaches the narrative of constitutional law as it has developed over the past two centuries. All students even those unfamiliar with American history will learn the essential background information to grasp how this body of law has come to be what it is today. An online library of sixty-three videos (access codes provided with purchase of the book) brings the Supreme Court s one hundred most important decisions to life. These videos are…
Author(s): Randy E. Barnett, Josh Blackman

8. Constitutional Law for a Changing America: Rights, Liberties, and Justice (2018)

Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate ListCapturing the authors’ excitement for constitutional law, this updated Tenth Edition of Constitutional Law for a Changing America shows you how judicial decisions are influenced by political factors―from lawyers and interest groups, to the shifting sentiments of public opinion, to the ideological and behavioral inclinations of the justices. Authors Lee Epstein and Thomas G. Walker show how these dynamics shape the development of constitutional doctrine. Known for fastidious revising and streamlining, the authors incorporate the latest scholarship in the…
Author(s): Lee J. Epstein, Thomas G. Walker

9. Constitutional Law: 2019 Case Supplement (Supplements) (2019)

Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate ListThe new edition of the Supplement will include the major cases from the last three Supreme Court terms.  In addition to the cases in the 2018 Supplement, this year s Supplement will include the cases from the Supreme Court s October 2018 Term. New to the 2019 Edition:  #330,668 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #553 in Legal Education #175 in Constitutional Law (Books) #459 in General Constitutional Law Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Erwin Chemerinsky

10. Constitutional Law (2016)

Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate ListOur company was founded on law guides created by the owner, designed to understand the significance of details within the larger scheme of the law, as a daily refresher, and to review before the Bar Exam. Twenty five years later we keep those guides up to date for students, paralegals and practicing lawyers to have the most handy legal reference to the most important points of the law possible in 6 laminated pages. Suggested uses: – To understand proportion and relevance within Constitutional Law – Quick and constant refreshers before classes and exams – As the last review before…
Author(s): Barcharts Inc

11. Constitutional Law: Principles and Practice (2012)

Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate ListSpecifically written for paralegal students, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 2nd Edition identifies and explains the concepts behind constitutional law and connects them to everyday experiences both inside the law practice and out. Carefully edited for non-lawyers, the major cases presented show how the Supreme Court’s decisions impact lawyers, lawmakers, and the general public, while breaking down complex legal concepts for easier comprehension. Each chapter also contains learning objectives, review and analysis questions, and vocabulary terms…
Author(s): Joanne Banker Hames, Yvonne Ekern

12. Constitutional Law: Governmental Powers and Individual Freedoms (3rd Edition) (2016)

Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate ListFor courses in constitutional law.   Relevant and readable, this of remains the most up-to-date constitutional law textbook on the market. The text introduces readers to the core principles, cases, and doctrines surrounding the major issues of constitutional law, with an emphasis on governmental powers and civil liberties. Considering real-world cases and contemporary legal scenarios, along with ample visual aids, the text brings the constitution alive, making constitutional law seem relevant rather than remote and theoretical. Modern challenges, cases outside of the…
Author(s): Daniel J. Hall, John Feldmeier

13. Constitutional Law for a Changing America: Rights, Liberties, and Justice (Ninth Edition) (2015)

Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate ListJudicial decisions are influenced by myriad political factors, from lawyers and interest groups, to the shifting sentiments of public opinion, to the ideological and behavioral inclinations of the justices.  In Constitutional Law for a Changing America: Rights, Liberties, and Justice, Ninth Edition authors Lee Epstein and Thomas G. Walker show how these dynamics shape the development of constitutional doctrine. Known for fastidious revising and streamlining, the authors incorporate the latest scholarship in the fields of both political science and legal studies and offer rock-solid analysis of both classic and…
Author(s): Lee Epstein, Thomas G. Walker

Best Constitutional Law Books: The Ultimate List

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some constitutional law books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Law School for Everyone: Constitutional Law

Author(s): Eric Berger
Publisher: The Teaching Company, Year: 2019-05, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2387922

Western Constitutionalism: History, Institutions, Comparative Law

Author(s): Andrea Buratti
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2355343

The law and legitimacy of imposed constitutions

Author(s): Albert, Richard; Kontiadēs, Xenophōn I.; Phōtiadou, Alkmēnē
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2386312

More Constitutional Dimensions of Contract Law: A Comparative Perspective

Author(s): Luca Siliquini-Cinelli, Andrew Hutchison
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2407708

The Alchemists: Questioning our Faith in Courts as Democracy-Builders

Author(s): Tom Gerald Daly
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2018, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2162653

Bridging Clauses in European Constitutional Law: Legal Framework and Parliamentary Participation

Author(s): Robert Böttner,Jan Grinc
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2180180

Law and Politics of Constitutional Courts: Indonesia and the Search for Judicial Heroes

Author(s): Stefanus Hendrianto
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2223645

Comparative Constitutional Studies: Between Magic and Deceit

Author(s): Günter Frankenberg
Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2229911

Reconsidering Constitutional Formation II Decisive Constitutional Normativity

Author(s): Ulrike Müßig
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2250158

Philosophy, Obligation and the Law : Benthams Ontology of Normativity

Author(s): Tarantino, Piero
Publisher: Taylor and Francis, Year: 2018, Size: 14 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2259669

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to The New York Times, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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