James Madison on the Courts’ Constitutional Authority

James Madison

James Madison’s View of Constitutional Interpretation


On March 9, 2018 JMC fellow Greg Weiner visited JMC’s partner program at Harvard, the Program on Constitutional Government. He gave a talk exploring James Madison’s view of the Constitution, judicial prerogative, and legislative authority.

Watch the lecture below:



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Greg Weiner is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is the author of Madison’s Metronome: The Constitution, Majority Rule and the Tempo of American Politics and American Burke: The Uncommon Liberalism of Daniel Patrick Monynihan (University Press of Kansas). He received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and his Ph.D. from Georgetown University.

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