Jack Balkin

Jack M. Balkin is Knight professor of constitutional law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.

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April 1 2008 7:12 AMFighting the Hypo
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March 30 2008 11:04 PMLet Felix be Felix
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March 27 2008 6:48 AMHow Living Constitutionalism Works
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March 24 2008 4:00 AMJudicial Restraint in a System of Judicial Review
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March 21 2008 1:46 PMStrict scrutiny for Second Amendment rights?
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March 21 2008 9:21 AMWhy Jacob Howard Matters: A Message to Progressive Constitutional Scholars
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March 20 2008 7:24 AMConstitutionalism: It's Political, It's Legal-- It's Two Mints in One!
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March 19 2008 9:00 AMLiberals Make Fun of the Living Constitution
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March 16 2008 11:50 AMSupreme Court Backs Business Interests; Dog Bites Man
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March 11 2008 5:06 PMWhat Bush's Veto Means: His Endgame and His Legacy
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March 31 2008 3:34 PMYou Want It, You Got It: My Advice for Judges (For What it's Worth)
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March 27 2008 8:25 AMMr. Dooley Returns, Packing Heat
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March 26 2008 7:47 AMMore on Judicial Restraint in a System of Judicial Review
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March 23 2008 4:38 PMThe Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement—An Exercise in Living Constitutionalism
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March 21 2008 11:45 AMThe drawbacks of living constitutionalism? Perish the thought!
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March 20 2008 10:34 AMHeller Is Not Roe: A Word About Political Coalitions and Supreme Court Appointments
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March 19 2008 2:40 PMIs the Right to Keep and Bear Arms a Fundamental Right?
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March 17 2008 4:40 PMThe World Financial Crisis and the Unitary Executive
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March 13 2008 8:20 AMThe Spitzer Case and the National Surveillance State

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  News & Politics
Politics
Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PM At Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
  Life
Gaming
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 8:54 PM Bette Davis Talks Gender Roles in a Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 30 2014 11:51 PM Should You Freeze Your Eggs? An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.