Constitutional Literacy

A Twenty-First Century Imperative

  • Christopher Dreisbach

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Christopher Dreisbach
    Pages 1-8
  3. Christopher Dreisbach
    Pages 9-41
  4. Christopher Dreisbach
    Pages 43-75
  5. Christopher Dreisbach
    Pages 77-117
  6. Christopher Dreisbach
    Pages 119-182
  7. Christopher Dreisbach
    Pages 183-223
  8. Christopher Dreisbach
    Pages 225-230
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 231-241

About this book


This book considers the status of constitutional literacy in the United States along with ways to assess and improve it.The author argues that pervasive constitutional illiteracy is a problem for both law enforcement agencies and for ordinary citizens. Based on the author’s decades of teaching in law enforcement agencies around the country, this book argues for the moral and pragmatic value of constitutional literacy and its application in twenty-first century society. 


Constitution constitutional literacy civic responsibility oath of office civics education

Authors and affiliations

  • Christopher Dreisbach
    • 1
  1. 1.Johns Hopkins University BaltimoreUSA

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Finance, Business & Banking