Stewart Jay

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Representative Publications

Books or Treatises

Stewart Jay, Mortal Words: A History of the U.S. Constitution: Volume 1, Origins to World War II (Carolina Academic Press forthcoming 2014).

Stewart Jay, Most Humble Servants: The Advisory Role of Early Judges (Yale University Press 1997). 302 pages.

Peer Reviewed Journals & Law Reviews

Stewart Jay, The Curious Exclusion of Corporations from the Privileges and Immunities Clause of Article IV, Hofstra L. Rev. (forthcoming).

Stewart Jay, Origins of the Privileges and Immunities of State Citizenship Under Article IV, 45 Loy. Chi. L.J. 1-70 (2013).

Stewart Jay, On Slippery Constitutional Slopes and the Affordable Care Act, 44 Conn. L. Rev. 1133-1212 (2012).

Stewart Jay, The Creation of the First Amendment Right to Free Expression: From the Eighteenth Century to the Mid-Twentieth Century, 34 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 773-1020 (2008).

Stewart Jay, Ideologue to Pragmatist?: Sandra Day O'Connor's Views on Abortion Rights, 39 Ariz. St. L.J. 777-828 (2007).

Stewart Jay, Servants of Monarchs and Lords: The Advisory Role of Early British Judges, 38 Am. J. Legal Hist. 117-96 (1995).

Stewart Jay, The Status of the Law of Nations in the Early American Law, 42 Vand. L. Rev. 819-49 (1989).

Stewart Jay, Juror Agreement on the Basis of Negligence, 8 Rev. Litig. 119-64 (1989), reprinted in 39 Def. L. J. 85-129 (1990).

Stewart Jay, The Dilemmas of Attorney Contingent Fees, 4 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 813-84 (1989).

Stewart Jay, Origins of Federal Common Law: Part Two, 133 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1231-1333 (1985).

Stewart Jay, Origins of Federal Common Law: Part One, 133 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1003-1116 (1985).

Stewart Jay, "Minimum Contacts" as a Unified Theory of Personal Jurisdiction: A Reappraisal, 59 N.C. L. Rev. 429-75 (1981).

Stewart Jay, Recent Cases, Securities -- Private Actions -- Issuer Violation of Stock Exchange Requirement Held "Colorable" Federal Claim; Issuers Have State Law Duty to Give "Reasonable Notice" of Call to Holders of Convertible Debentures, 89 Harv. L. Rev. 1016-27 (1976).

Book Chapters

Stewart Jay, John Jay, in Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law 291-92 (Yale University Press 2009).

Professional Publications

Stewart Jay, Washington Civil Procedure (Outline), BAR/BRI (1983).


Brief of Professors of Federal Jurisdiction and Legal History as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents, Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain, 542 U.S. 692 (2004) (Nos. 03-339, 03-485), 2004 WL 419425.

Book Reviews

Stewart Jay, Seriatim: The Supreme Court Before John Marshall, 57 Wm. & Mary Q. 235-37 (2000) (book review).

Stewart Jay, The Supreme Court in the Early Republic: The Chief Justiceships of John Hay and Oliver Ellsworth, 16 Law & Hist. Rev. 186-88 (1998) (book review).

Stewart Jay, The Rehabilitation of Samuel Chase, 41 Buff. L. Rev. 273-308 (1993) (reviewing Stephen B. Presser, The Original Misunderstanding: The English, the Americans and the Dialectic of Federalist Jurisprudence (1991)).

Stewart Jay, The World According to Judge Posner, 73 Geo. L. J. 1507-44 (1985) (reviewing Richard A. Posner, The Federal Courts: Crisis and Reform (1985)).

CLE Materials

Stewart Jay, "Lawmaking in Common Law Cases," Practical and Procedural Aspects of the Civil Pre-trial Process, CLE seminar, UWLS and WLSF, Seattle, Washington (April 16, 1983).


Stewart M. Jay, Middle Man: The Nation Is at a Critical Juncture, and the Direction of the Constitution Comes Down to One Justice, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 22, 2007, at I1.

Stewart M. Jay, Editorial, Pharmacists Must Dispense Plan B, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Aug. 23, 2006, at B7.

Stewart Jay, Editorial, In or Out of Court, Bartell Had No Defense, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 14, 2001, at B6.

Stewart M. Jay, Divided We Stand -- When Justices Didn't Agree This Past Term, They Really Didn't Agree, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 20, 1997, at E1.

Janis Bianchi, Richard Hemstad & Stewart Jay, Editorial, Anti-120 Side Fooled Some of the People, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Dec. 21, 1991, at A9.

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