Constitution Essay Topics

Advocates of the American Constitution

Obtained a strategic advantage over those who opposed it by taking up the name Federalist for themselves and by identifying the adversaries Anti-Federalists. Federalists supported state rule and disagreed with a central national government. By holding the title Federalist, Hamilton and other authors got an additional advantage for their position and got around an extreme… View Article

The Constitution Theory

INTRODUCTION: Main purpose of this article is to review the European Union Constitution and to find out how it will allocate power within the EU member states. The present debate about the EU’s constitution is about its balance of power. Under the new expanded market, how the common market is going to be managed. How… View Article

Ten Amendments of the Bill of Rights

The United States Constitution, adopted by the Constitutional Convention on September 17, 1787 and executed on March 4, 1789, replaced the less effective Articles of Confederation, and is now the supreme law of the United States of America. It is the oldest written constitution still in use, and plays a decisive role in US law… View Article

Fourth Amendment

Under the Fourth Amendment, a person has the right to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures and warrants shall issue but upon probable cause. This also includes the search and seizure of vehicles. However, there are instances when the subsequent search and seizure of a home and… View Article

The Compulsory Process Clause Of The Sixth Amendment

The sixth amendment to the U. S. Constitution guarantees the defendant “compulsory process. ”1 For this provision was ignored, until the Supreme Court gave it life in Washington v. Texas, 388 U. S. 14 (1967). One night, Jackie Washington learned a girl he was dating, Jean Carter, was seeing another boy. Angry, Washington and Charles… View Article

The supreme law of the State

The supreme law of the State assures protection of citizens against unlawful intrusions against their constitutionally guaranteed rights. One such confirmation of this assurance is the establishment of the exclusionary rule. Said rule prohibits the use or introduction of any evidence that has been obtained in violation of the rights granted to citizens by no… View Article

The Second Amendment of the Constitution: The Right to Bear Arms

The American Constitution was a book of laws that gave a brief explanation of the American Dream. In the Constitution, there were ten laws that were considered the “Civil Rights,” and one of these laws laid commonly questioned and tested. The second Amendment of the Constitution: the right to bear arms was a very significant… View Article

The United States Constitution

I. The United States Constitution is essentially a set of principles that provides for the framework of our government, establishes the three main branches of government and provides for their functions. It also contains an enumeration of the rights and liberties of the people. It is a relatively short document considering the role it plays… View Article

Double Jeopardy

The movie’s plot is outstanding! I could request for more acting or for more famous actors and actresses, but the plot just remains the same (Well, I don’t really have any problem with the cast. I just used this sentence for emphasis on the plot.). All of the following views and opinions are all based… View Article

Is Our Constitution Still Relevant

The U.S. Constitution is a very important document that people, especially immigrants, love. There are many reasons for this, but one main obvious reason is that the Constitution gives freedom to people who enter America. Many of those freedoms are not offered in a lot of countries around the world and that’s why immigrants and… View Article

First Amendment

The word “privacy” is not mentioned in the Constitution, although the Constitution does strongly imply the right to privacy. The right to privacy is evident in the first 10 amendments. The First Amendment protects the right to private individual worship regarding religion. Freedom of speech and freedom of press are also protected in the First… View Article

The Eighth Amendment and Lethal Injection

According to the Eighth Amendment of the United States Constitution, Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. (Constitution) Essentially that means that fines that are not in alignment with the crime cannot be charged and that a punishment that is too painful and unjust cannot be… View Article

The Constitution: A Minority Document

In “The Constitution: A Minority Document,” Charles A. Beard argues that the Constitution was written by a small group of Americans with specific economic and political interests. According to Beard, the Constitution therefore reflects these interests, which were not necessarily the same as those of the general population. During his discussion, Beard mentions that one… View Article

English Constitution

The role of the courts and government in judicial review is to ensure that Public authorities act lawfully; all such authorities are subject to the rule of law and are not permitted to act ‘ultra vires’ (beyond their powers). The power that government has comes from powers granted to that authority by statute or delegated… View Article

The Six Basic Principles

Six basic principles build our Constitution and is the backbone of our government. Popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers, checks and balances, judicial review, and federalism all play major roles; from protecting our rights, to creating an equal balance of power in our government. Without these principles our Constitution and country as a whole… View Article