Seminar: Constitutional History - Mayer


Course Title

Seminar: Constitutional History



First Assignment

SEMINAR IN CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY (Origins of the Bill of Rights)  (Professor Mayer) 



Daniel A. Farber and Suzanna Sherry, A History of the American Constitution, 2d ed. (West, 2005)  

ISBN: 0-314-15215-6 


Richard Labunski, James Madison and the Struggle for the Bill of Rights  (Oxford U. Press, 2006, paperback ed. 2008) 

ISBN: 978-0195341423 



Assignment for first class (Tues. Jan 8): 


Read Chapter One (pp. 3-25) in the Farber & Sherry text, A History of the American Constitution, and the handout materials (photocopies in the bins on the 5th floor).