• I, not he am doing the project.
  • They, not he are the criminals.
  • I, not he, am doing the project.
  • They, not he, are the criminals.
  • In the first and third examples, the first comma should be immediately after "I", not immediately before "not".
    – Jasper
    Jan 2 '19 at 4:48

ooo... comma rules can get a bit grey with your particular flavour of English but in this case I think everyone stands united. Well at least in theory.

Have a look at rule 5 here. The "not he" is an optional element (we could put parenthesis around it) so needs commas front and back

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