Jack Balkin

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

The Breakfast Table
June 28 2012 7:08 PMSupreme Court Year in ReviewThat boring old tax argument was always a winner.
Convictions
July 8 2008 7:01 AMHeller and The Constitutional Right of Self-Defense
Convictions
June 28 2008 9:32 AMRoe and Partisan Entrenchment
Convictions
June 27 2008 12:28 AM"This Decision Will Cost American Lives": A Note on Heller and the Living Constitution
Convictions
June 20 2008 5:50 PMWhy Obama Kinda Likes the FISA Bill (But He Won't Come Out and Say It)
Convictions
June 13 2008 12:02 PMThis Is What a Failed Revolution Looks Like
Convictions
May 28 2008 10:22 AMWhich Is More Likely: Overturning Roe or Attacking Iran?
Convictions
May 12 2008 11:13 PMThe Indefensible Warren Court?
Convictions
May 8 2008 8:10 AMJohn McCain and Partisan Entrenchment
Convictions
April 28 2008 9:14 PMHow To Facilitate Political Bargains in Voting Rights Cases
Convictions
April 22 2008 10:40 AMIs the Right to Keep and Bear Arms a Privilege or Immunity of Citizens of the United States?
Convictions
April 21 2008 10:48 AMProsecution as Prevention in the National Surveillance State
Convictions
April 10 2008 10:16 AMPerhaps a Truth Commission
Convictions
April 9 2008 9:31 PMWar Crimes Prosecutions in the U.S.? Dream On
Convictions
April 2 2008 9:28 AMThe Legality of Evil: The Torture Memos and the Living Constitution
Convictions
July 10 2008 8:30 AMThe New FISA Law and the Construction of the National Surveillance State
Convictions
July 2 2008 9:39 AMIs Heller an Original Meaning Decision?
Convictions
June 27 2008 6:31 PMA Note on Heller and Party Politics
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June 25 2008 11:17 AMPartisan Entrenchment in the Civil Service: The Case of the Justice Department
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June 19 2008 6:02 PMThe Global War on Habeas
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June 10 2008 8:00 AMThe Constitution in the National Surveillance State
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May 21 2008 7:44 AMHillary on the Supreme Court?
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May 12 2008 9:00 AMWhat Liberal Constitutionalism Has Going for It
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May 6 2008 11:24 AMMildred Loving Speaks
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April 28 2008 4:18 PMFacial ID's, Facial Challenges and In Your Face Politics
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April 21 2008 2:35 PMOrin and the National Surveillance State
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April 12 2008 6:21 PMDid Yoo and Bybee Violate Canons of Professional Ethics?
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April 9 2008 10:23 PMSay It Ain't So, Colin
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April 3 2008 8:25 AMThere's a War Crimes Tribunal in Your Future
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April 1 2008 6:18 PMThe Mother of All Torture Memos

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  Slate Plus
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  Arts
Television
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  Technology
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  Health & Science
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  Sports
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