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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