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Welcome to the home page of Prof. Jamar's Constitutional Law
I website. This website is only for the course taught by Prof.
Jamar. It does not provide any information about the course
as it may be taught by other faculty members.
The syllabus and other information is available online at
Required Book and Materials
Jamar, draft Constitutional Law book chapters: Table of Contents, Introduction, Foundations, Judicial Power, Commerce Clause
Jonathan D Varat; Vikram David Amar; William Cohen, Constitutional Law Concise 14th Edition(14th Edition
Thomson West) ISBN-13: 9781609302566
Additional supplemental materials to be provided from Prof. Jamar from
time to time (online).
Brian Landsberg and Leslie Jacobs, Global Issues in Constitutional
Law (Thompson West 2007)
Sanford Levinson, Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where
the Constitution Goes Wrong (and How We the People Can Correct
It) (Oxford University Press 2006) (paperback edition 2007)
Mark C. Alexander, A Short & Happy Guide to Constitutional Law (West 2013) ISBN: 9780314286055
Weaver, Frieland, Hancock, Lively, Acing Constitutional Law (West
Allan Ides & Chistopher N. May, Constitutional Law: National
Power and Federalism – Examples and Explanations (5th
ed. Aspen Publ. 2010)
Please note that the syllabus shows what is planned. The
course is unlikely to stay exactly on schedule.
Classes 1-3: Constitution Articles 1, 2, 3 & Amends. 1, 5, 10, 11, 14
Jamar Introduction Draft 1-14; Jamar Foundations Draft pp. 1-40, with particular emphasis on Marbury v. Madison (1803).
Jamar Foundations Draft pp.40-64: Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819), McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)