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Constitutions

In Michigan, the judicial branch of government interprets the Michigan Constitution and the U.S. Constitution.

 

Constitution Day

  • Best of Justitia Constitution Day Resources​ (PDF)
  • ​Recite the Preamble - Video (30 min) | Learn more about and recite the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution. Justice Richard H. Bernstein also answers student questions about this founding document.​

Constitution Day Q&A​ (PDF) - Answers to more than three dozen additional questions asked during the live program
 

 Recite the Preamble

 
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 Constitution Q & A

 
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Constitution Q & A with Chief Justice Bridget M. McCormack Transcript (PDF)​


MICHIGAN CONSTITUTION

Michigan has operated under four constitutions throughout state history. The Michigan Constitution of 1963 is currently in effect.

 

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION

 

 
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MSC LEARNING CENTER

925 W. Ottawa Street

Lansing, MI 48915

(517) 373-7171​

 

Rachael Drenovsky

drenovskyr@courts.mi.gov

Amy Feinauer

feinauera@courts.mi.gov