Site Navigation Links
Prof. Jamar's Homepage
Con Law II Course Links
- Syllabus (html) (most current)
- Syllabus (pdf) (not yet posted -- and once posted tends to
be slightly less current than html version)
Con Law Bar Exam Questions, Answers, Analysis (pdf)
Welcome to the home page of Prof. Jamar's Constitutional
Law II 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.
Please note that although the syllabus shows what is
planned, the course is unlikely to follow the schedule
exactly. This syllabus is subject to change to address
current events, ongoing developments in the law, and to
meet the students' needs as perceived by the professor
during the semester.
Jamar, Constitutional Law: Power, Liberty, Equality
(Aspen/Wolters Kluwer 2017) ISBN 978-1-4548-7032-6
Other supplemental materials to be provided by the
professor from time to time.
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
Mark C. Alexander, A Short & Happy Guide to
Constitutional Law (West 2013) ISBN:
Allan Ides & Chistopher N. May, Examples and
Explanations: Constitutional Law: Individual Rights
(7th ed. Aspen/Wolters Kluwer 2017)
Syllabus (downloadable pdf)
Please note that the syllabus shows what is planned at
the start of the course. The course is unlikely to
follow this schedule exactly.
Constitution: Articles 1, 2, 3 & Amends. 1, 5,
& 14. Jamar, Part I; Ch. 1; Ch. 2: Marbury v.
Madison (1803), pp. 15-31
Watch the documentary film: "13th"
Second and third classes:
Equal Protection Foundations: Jamar, Ch. 2 Section
§2.5: Race and the Constitution, pp. 96-139
Equal Protection Basics: Jamar, Part IV, pp.
601-605; Ch. 13 Equal Protection §§13.1-13.3, pp.
Howard University ADA Statement
Howard University is committed to providing an
educational environment that is accessible to all
students. In accordance with this policy,
students in need of accommodations due to a disability
should contact Dean Reginald McGahee
(firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Office of the Dean
for Special Student Services–(202)283-2420–for
verification and determination of reasonable
accommodations as soon as possible after admission to
the University, or at the beginning of each semester.