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Constitutional Law and American History: Privacy Law

This research guide provides a starting point for students conducting research in American constitutional law. It will address how to find the United States Constitution and the secondary sources discussing it.

Print Resources

To Find More on Privacy Law

  • Browse the library shelf around call number KF 1262 - KF 1263
  • On Westlaw try Search for a Database box on the left, and type in "privacy".
  • Do subject search in Scholar (data protection - law and legislation - United States; privacy, right of - United States - may want to limit this one further).
  • See Computer Law Treatises - U.S.section above (specific chapters in these books).



LexisNexis Legal Topics:

Civil Rights Law > Privacy Rights

Criminal Law & Procedure > Search and Seizure

Constitutional Law > Bill of Rights > Fundamental Rights > Search and Seizure

Education Law > Students > Search and Seizure

Torts > Intentional Torts > Invasion of Privacy

Labor & Employment Law > Employee Privacy

Computer & Internet Law > Privacy & Security

Communications Law > Privacy

Westlaw Topics and Key Numbers

92XI - Constitutional Law - Right to Privacy

379IV - Torts - Privacy and Publicity

349 - Searches and Seizures

78k1040 - Civil rights - Privacy

State Laws on Privacy

A listing of various states' laws on internet privacy, with links to the statutes and explanations of the law

Government Websites

Current Awareness Sources

Current awareness sources can help you find relevant topics.

Other Sources for Research

Privacy News

Law 360 is the newswire for business lawyers! The privacy section covers breaking news on privacy law and data security, emerging privacy litigation, security breaches, and legislative and regulatory deveopments. To access Law 360, look in the alphabetical listing of databases under "Research Resources on our Research Center home page, or...