US Constitution (Intro)
If you still have questions or prefer to get help directly from an agent, please submit a request.
We’ll get back to you as soon as possible.
- Marketing, Advertising, Sales & PR
- Accounting, Taxation, and Reporting
- Professionalism & Career Development
Law, Transactions, & Risk Management
Government, Legal System, Administrative Law, & Constitutional Law Legal Disputes - Civil & Criminal Law Agency Law HR, Employment, Labor, & Discrimination Business Entities, Corporate Governance & Ownership Business Transactions, Antitrust, & Securities Law Real Estate, Personal, & Intellectual Property Commercial Law: Contract, Payments, Security Interests, & Bankruptcy Consumer Protection Insurance & Risk Management Immigration Law Environmental Protection Law Inheritance, Estates, and Trusts
- Business Management & Operations
- Economics, Finance, & Analytics
Next Article: What is Included in the US Constitution? Return to: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Overview of theUS Constitution
The US Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.
It provides the framework for our Federal Government and is the model for state governments.
It establishes certain individual rights and provides protection against government interference with those rights.
It also provides the authority for the federal and state governments to pass laws governing individuals and property.
This series will review the major provisions (Articles) of the Constitution that establish the framework for the legal system.
It will explore the dichotomy between federal and state governments and touch on the major constitutional protections of individual rights primarily contained in the Bill of Rights and subsequent Amendments.
Notably, it will explore the procedural protections for those made subject to the legal system.
Lastly, it will explain the government's authority to pass laws and the standards that apply when determining the legality of the laws they pass.