Constitutional Law I Materials (Spring 2014)

Con Law I Syllabus Spring 2014 — Weeks 1-7

Con Law I Syllabus Spring 2014 — Weeks 8-14

Class #1 Reading Materials

Required:

Marbury v Madison

Wickard v Filburn

Recommended:

The Story of Marbury v. Madison

The Story of Wickard v Filburn

Class #2 Reading Materials

National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Sebelius

Seminole Tribe v. Florida

Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band v. Patchak

Recommended:

Lyle Dennison, A Reader’s Guide to Health Care Ruling

Gordon Young on Seminole Tribe

Kevin Russell, Opinion Analysis: Court allows challenge to land acquisition for Indian casino

Class #3 Reading Materials

Gibbons v Ogden

United States v Darby

United States v Lopez

National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Sebelius

Class #4 Reading Materials

McCulloch v Maryland

South Dakota v Dole

National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Sebelius

Recommended:

Siegel & Cooter, Not the Power to Destroy

Bagenstos, The Anti-Leveraging Principle

Class #5 Reading Materials

Garcia v SAMTA

New York v United States

Printz v United States

Seminole Tribe v. Florida

Recommended:

Natl League Background Materials

Class #6 Reading Materials

Nixon v United States

Massachusetts v EPA

Bond v United States 2011

Clapper v. Amnesty International

Class #7 Reading Materials

Missouri v Holland

Medellin v Texas

[Bond v. United States 2014] — instead….US v Bond CA3

United States v Kagama

United States v Lara

Class # 8 Reading Materials

Jones v Alfred H Mayer Co

Katzenbach v Morgan

South Carolina v Kaztenbach

City of Boerne v Flores

Shelby County v. Holder

Class # 9 Reading Materials

United States v. Curtiss-Wright Export Corp.

Steel Seizure Case

Dames & Moore v. Regan

Week #10 Reading Materials

Ex parte Quirin

Johnson v. Eisentrager

Hamdan v. Rumsfeld

Boumediene v. Bush

Recommended:

Amicus Brief by Quirin Historians

Week #11 Reading Materials

In re Subpoena to Nixon (D. D.C.)

United States v. Nixon

United States v. United States District Court (Keith Case)

Recommended:

US v Nixon Background Part 1

US v Nixon Background Part 2

Week #12 Reading Materials

INS v Chadha

Morrison v. Olson

Clinton v Jones

Week #13 Reading Materials

Agua Caliente Band v Superior Court

White v Poarch Band of Creek Indians III

Figueroa v State of Hawaii

Recommended:

White v Poarch Band of Creek Indians I

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Research Materials for the Game, Round 1

WHEAT

Wickard v Filburn

NLRB v Jones & Laughlin Steel

United States v Lopez

United States v Morrison

Gonzales v Raich

National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Sebelius

IGRA

Fitzpatrick v Bitzer

Pennsylvania v Union Gas

Seminole Tribe v. Florida

Alden v Maine

Central Va Community College v Katz

Tennessee v Lane

ACA

Bailey v Drexel Furniture

United States v Butler

Helvering v Davis

South Dakota v Dole

Arlington Central School District Bd of Education v Murphy

National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Sebelius

GUN LAKE

Marbury v Madison

Eakin v Raub (Pa.)

Cooper v Aaron

Baker v Carr

Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians v. Patchak

Additional Research Materials for the Game, Round 2 [Note — students can use any of the cases assigned at any part of the semester, so this list might seem a little short]

LARA

US v Kagama

Cotton Petroleum v New Mexico

US v Lara

Adoptive Couple v Baby Girl

BOND

Missouri v Holland

Reid v Covert

NSA

United States v Reynolds

Laird v Tatum

Allen v Wright

BOERNE

Kaztenbach v McClung

Nevada v Hibbs

Board of Trustees v Garrett

Kimel v Board of Regents

Florida Prepaid v College Savings

Sossamon v Texas

2 Responses to Constitutional Law I Materials (Spring 2014)

  1. Louise Dixey says:

    Are the courses listed on this website available to register for and to obtain credit; if so, how can I do this and do I need to be accepted by the University to do so.

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