Jack M. Balkin

Yale University - Law School

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

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Scholarly Papers (71)

1.

Abortion and Original Meaning

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 24, No. 101, 2007, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 128
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2008
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Abortion, Originalism, Interpretation, Equal Protection, Living Constitution

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The Constitution in the National Surveillance State

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 1, 2008, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 168
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2009
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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surveillance, information policy, privacy, constitution, data mining, civil liberties

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The Future of Free Expression in a Digital Age

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 36, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Feb 2009
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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freedom of speech, Internet, cyberlaw, technology, innovation, infrastructure, telecommunications, intellectual property

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Digital Speech and Democratic Culture: a Theory of Freedom of Expression for the Information Society

New York University Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 1, 2004, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 63
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Dec 2003
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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freedom of speech, cyberlaw, constitutional law, democracy, first amendment, telecommunications, intellectual property, popular culture

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The Three Laws of Robotics in the Age of Big Data

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 78, (2017), Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 592
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2017
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Asimov, robotics, algorithms, artificial intelligence, homunculus fallacy, substitution effect, information fiduciary, algorithmic nuisance

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The Path of Robotics Law

California Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 536
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2015
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Cyberlaw, Law and Technology, Torts, Criminal Law, Responsibility, Substitution Effect

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Free Speech in the Algorithmic Society: Big Data, Private Governance, and New School Speech Regulation

UC Davis Law Review, (2018 Forthcoming), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 615
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2017
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 2,237 (6,950)
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First Amendment, freedom of speech, algorithms, algorithmic society, Big Data, information fiduciary, algorithmic nuisance, private governance, digital infrastructure

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Framework Originalism and the Living Constitution

Northwestern University Law Review, 2009
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 27 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2009
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Originalism, Living Constitution, Interpretation, Constitutional Construction, Constitutional Change

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Original Meaning and Constitutional Redemption

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 24, 2007, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 140
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 18 May 2007 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2008
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Constitutional interpretation, constitutional theory, original meaning, redemption, redemptive constitutionalism

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Critical Legal Theory Today

On Philosophy in American, Cambridge University Press 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Jan 2008
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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critical legal studies, critical theory, jurisprudence, rule of law

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The Processes of Constitutional Change: From Partisan Entrenchment to the National Surveillance State

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 2, 2006, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 120
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
Jack M. Balkin and Sanford Levinson
Yale University - Law School and University of Texas Law School
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constitutional change, surveillance, emergency powers, regime change, constitutional interpretation

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Virtual Liberty: Freedom to Design and Freedom to Play in Virtual Worlds

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 8, p. 2043, 2004, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 74
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Jun 2004
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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First amendment, freedom of speech, virtual worlds, games, cyberspace

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Law and the Humanities: An Uneasy Relationship

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 18, p. 155, 2006, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 121, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 109
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Oct 2006
Jack M. Balkin and Sanford Levinson
Yale University - Law School and University of Texas Law School
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law and the humanities, interdisciplinary studies, interdisciplinarity, humanities

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Constitutional Rot

Can It Happen Here?: Authoritarianism in America, Cass R. Sunstein, ed. (2018, Forthcoming), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 604
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2017
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Constitutional Rot, Constitutional Crisis, Oligarchy, Republicanism, Trust, Polarization, Corruption, Donald Trump

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Free Speech is a Triangle

Columbia Law Review, 2018, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 640
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 May 2018 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2018
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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First Amendment, freedom of speech, censorship, digital media, social media, hate speech, right to be forgotten, private governance, information fiduciaries

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The Recent Unpleasantness: Understanding the Cycles of Constitutional Time

Indiana Law Journal, (2018 Forthcoming), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 648
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 08 Aug 2018
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Constitutional Time, Cycles, Constitutional Rot, Constitutional Crisis, Oligarchy, Republicanism, Regime Theory, Trust, Polarization, Corruption, Donald Trump

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13 Ways of Looking at Dred Scott

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 800, p. 49, 2007, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 153, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 115
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2009
Jack M. Balkin and Sanford Levinson
Yale University - Law School and University of Texas Law School
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dred scott, slavery, constitutional theory, substantive due process, judicial review

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Old School/New School Speech Regulation

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 491
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2016
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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freedom of speech, First Amendment, censorship, Internet, intermediaries, regulation, collateral censorship, surveillance

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Information Fiduciaries and the First Amendment

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 4, 2016, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 553
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Information Fiduciary, Fiduciary, Trust, Confidence, Privacy, First Amendment, Fourth Amendment

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Democracy and Dysfunction: An Exchange

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 50 (2017 Forthcoming), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 579
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 12 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2016
Sanford Levinson and Jack M. Balkin
University of Texas Law School and Yale University - Law School
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Constitution, dysfunction, constitutional reform, 2016 Election, Donald Trump

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How to Regulate (and Not Regulate) Social Media

Knight Institute Occasional Paper Series, No. 1 (March 25, 2020), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2020
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Social Media, Regulation, Public Sphere, Freedom of Speech, Democracy, Institutions, Affordances, Innovation, Antitrust, Privacy, Intermediary Liability

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Why are Americans Originalist?

LAW, SOCIETY AND COMMUNITY: SOCIO-LEGAL ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF ROGER COTTERRELL, David Schiff and Richard Nobles, eds. (Ashgate Publishing, 2015 Forthcoming), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 492
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2014
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Originalism, interpretation, constitution, American culture, cultural memory, culture heroes, modernity

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The Dangerous Thirteenth Amendment

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 224, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 258
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Jul 2012
Jack M. Balkin and Sanford Levinson
Yale University - Law School and University of Texas Law School
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slavery, Thirteenth Amendment, emancipation, republicanism, Guarantee Clause, social memory, Reconstruction

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Commerce

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 109, p. 1, October 2010, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 206
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Commerce, Intercourse, New Deal, Originalism, Constitutional Interpretation

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Constitutional Dictatorship: Its Dangers and Its Design

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 94, p. 1789, 2010, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 200, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 164
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 19 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2010
Sanford Levinson and Jack M. Balkin
University of Texas Law School and Yale University - Law School
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dictatorship, constitutionalism, emergency power, presidential power, executive power

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The New Originalism and the Uses of History

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 303
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 31 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Constitutional Interpretation, Construction, History, Originalism, Constitutional Argument, Tradition, Ethos, Cultural Memory

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The Reconstruction Power

New York University Law Review, Vol. 85, December 2010, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 207
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Reconstruction Power, Congressional Power, Enforcement Power, Fourteenth Amendment, Section Five, Civil Rights, Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law

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Nine Perspectives on Living Originalism

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2012, No. 3, p. 101, 2012, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 245
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Mar 2012
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Constitutional Interpretation, Originalism, Living Constitutionalism

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Constitutional Crises

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 157, 2009, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 161, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 146
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2010
Sanford Levinson and Jack M. Balkin
University of Texas Law School and Yale University - Law School
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constitutional law, constitutional theory, constitutional design, constitutional crisis

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Deconstruction's Legal Career

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 27, No. 2, p. 101, 2005, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 104
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Nov 2005
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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deconstruction, jurisprudence, ideology, critical legal studies

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Constitutional Crisis and Constitutional Rot

Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?, Mark A. Graber, Sanford Levinson and Mark Tushnet, eds., (Oxford University Press forthcoming 2018); 77 Maryland Law Review 147 (2017), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 605
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 16 May 2018
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Constitutional Crisis, Constitutional Rot, Republicanism, Corruption, Norms, Donald Trump

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The First Amendment is an Information Policy

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 41, 2013, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 279
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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First Amendment, freedom of expression, infrastructure, Internet, protest, Wikileaks, information policy

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The Last Days of Disco: Why the American Political System is Dysfunctional

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 94, 2014, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 498
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2014
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Dysfunction, Constitutional Regime, Constitutional Change, Polarization, President, Republican Party, Democratic Party, Political Time, Transformative Presidency

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The Roots of the Living Constitution

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 92, p. 1129, 2012, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 249
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 May 2012 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2012
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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living constitution, common law constitutionalism, common law adjudication, living originalism, social movements, constitutional change, constitutional interpretation

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How Social Movements Change (or Fail to Change) the Constitution: the Case of the New Departure

Suffolk Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 27, 2005, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 112
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Nov 2005
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Constitutional law, social movements, judicial review

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Constitutional Interpretation and Change in the United States: The Official and the Unofficial

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 542
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2015
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 556 (54,769)
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constitution, interpretation, construction, dialectic of legitimation, constitutional modernity, social movements, originalism, living constitution

37.

The Proliferation of Legal Truth

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Feb 2003
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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What Brown Teaches Us About Constitutional Theory

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 6, 2004, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 82
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Jun 2004
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Brown v. Board of Education, race relations, equal protection, U.S. Constitution, constitutional theory

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The American Civil Rights Tradition: Anticlassification or Antisubordination?

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Feb 2003
Jack M. Balkin and Reva Siegel
Yale University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
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The First Amendment in the Second Gilded Age

Buffalo Law Review, 2019 (Forthcoming), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 651
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2019
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Second Gilded Age, First Amendment, freedom of speech, data collection, surveillance, privacy, manipulation, social media, Internet, infrastructure, Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, information fiduciaries

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'Wrong the Day it Was Decided': Lochner and Constitutional Historicism

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 85, p. 677, 2005
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 May 2005
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Lochner, Constitution, historicism, constitutional change

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Cultural Democracy and the First Amendment

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 109, 2016, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 556
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2016
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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First Amendment, Freedom of Expression, Cultural Democracy, Culture, Public Discourse, Public Sphere, Internet, Digital Communication

43.

Must We Be Faithful to Original Meaning?

Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, 2013, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 298
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 May 2013
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Constitutional Interpretation, Fidelity, Originalism, Legitimacy, Halakha, Jewish Law

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Media Access: A Question of Design

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Jul 2008
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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media access, telecommunications, first amendment, Internet

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Fixing Social Media's Grand Bargain

Hoover Working Group on National Security, Technology, and Law, Aegis Series Paper No. 1814 (October 16, 2018), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 652
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Nov 2018
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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social media, political economy, public sphere, digital capitalism, surveillance, antitrust, information fiduciary, first amendment, public forum, public utility

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Which Republican Constitution?

Constitutional Commentary, 2016, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 567
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Apr 2016
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Republicanism, classical liberalism, Randy Barnett, originalism, constitutional tradition, founding era

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The Framework Model and Constitutional Interpretation

Philosophical Foundations of Constitutional Law, David Dyzenhaus and Malcom Thorburn, eds., (Oxford University Press, 2016, Forthcoming), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 545
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 May 2015 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2015
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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interpretation, change, constitution, construction, framework, social movements

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Arguing About the Constitution: The Topics in Constitutional Interpretation

Constitutional Commentary (Forthcoming), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 631
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 08 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2018
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Construction, Fidelity, Topics, Rhetoric, Modalities

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Information Power: The Information Society from an Antihumanist Perspective

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Information Power, Privacy, Internet, Memes, Memetics Foucault, Gaia, Globalization

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Verdi's High C

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 286
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 30 May 2013
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 428 (75,753)
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Law, Music, Drama, Performance, Performing Arts, Audiences, Interpretation, Constitution

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Sanford Levinson's Second Thoughts About Constitutional Faith

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 2, 2012, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 273
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Jan 2013
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Constitution, Faith, Endgame, Constitutional Amendment, Constitutional Convention

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The Construction of Original Public Meaning

Constitutional Commentary (2016), Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 551
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2016
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Interpretation, construction, constitution, original public meaning, thin theory

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Respect-Worthy: Frank Michelman and the Legitimate Constitution

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 485, 2004, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 69
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Feb 2004
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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legitimacy, constitutional law, Frank Michelman

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How New Genetic Technologies Will Transform Roe V. Wade

Emory Law Journal, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 134
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Feb 2007
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Roe v. Wade, abortion, contraception, genetics, technology, discrimination, equality

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Why Liberals and Conservatives Flipped on Judicial Restraint: Judicial Review in the Cycles of Constitutional Time

Texas Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 215, 2019
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2019
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Political Regimes, Political Time, Cycles, Ideology, Judicial Review, Judicial Activism, Judicial Restraint, Political Parties, Originalism, Living Constitutionalism

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The Digital Transformation of Education

Greenhow, C., Sonnevend, J. & Agur, C. (Eds.) Education and Social Media: Toward a Digital Future. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press (2016, Forthcoming)., Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 564
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Apr 2016
Jack M. Balkin and Julia Sonnevend
Yale University - Law School and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Communication Studies
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Education, Digital Networks, Digital Media, Internet, Archives

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Lawyers and Historians Argue About the Constitution

Constitutional Commentary, Volume 35 (2020 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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constitution, history, originalism, historians, modalities, rhetoric, usable past, professionalism, professional culture

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The American Constitution as 'Our Law'

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2013, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 290
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Apr 2013
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Constitution, Interpretation, Legitimacy, Faith, Redemption, Purposivism, Comparative Constitutionalism

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Room for Maneuver: Julie Cohen's Theory of Freedom in the Information State

Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, (2013 Forthcoming), Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 262
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2012
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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digital control, semantic discontinuity, freedom of speech, surveillance

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Idolatry and Faith: The Jurisprudence of Sanford Levinson

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Apr 2003
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Levinson, faith, religion, law, catholicism, protestantism, idolatry, apology

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Republicanism and the Constitution of Opportunity

Joseph Fishkin & William E. Forbath, The Anti-Oligarchy Constitution, Forthcoming, Texas Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 7, 2016, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 572
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 May 2016
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Republicanism, Aristocracy, Oligarchy, Constitution, Political Economy, Ideological Drift

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Constitutional Hardball and Constitutional Crises

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 26, 2008, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 158
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2009
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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constitutional hardball, constitutional crisis, transformative politics

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History, Rights, and the Moral Reading

Boston University Law Review, 2016, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 575
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Apr 2016
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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James Fleming, Ronald Dworkin, moral reading, Constitution, democracy, history, historical argument, interpretation, originalism

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Plessy, Brown and Grutter: A Play in Three Acts

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 May 2005
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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constitution, equality, antidiscrimination law, race, citizenship, plessy, brown v. board of education, grutter v. bollinger

65.

The Court Affirms the Social Contract

The Health Care Case: The Supreme Court’s Decision and Its Implications (Nathaniel Persily, Gillian E. Metzger, and Trevor W. Morrison, eds., Oxford University Press, 2013, Forthcoming), Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 284
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Mar 2013
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Health Care, Social Contract, Supreme Court, Legitimacy, Affordable Care Act, Judicial Review

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The Distribution of Political Faith

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 71, p. 1144, 2012, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jun 2012
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Constitutional Redemption, constitutional interpretation, faith

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The Fiduciary Model of Privacy

Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 134, No. 1 (November 2020)
Number of pages: 23
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Information Fiduciaries, Fiduciary, Privacy, Trust, Consumer Protection, Surveillance Capitalism, Platforms, Social Media

68.

To Alter or Abolish

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 89, 2016, Forthcoming, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 654, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 569
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Apr 2016
Jack M. Balkin and Sanford Levinson
Yale University - Law School and University of Texas Law School
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Declaration of Independence, Civil War, Secession, Self-Determination, International Law, Woodrow Wilson

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Translating the Constitution

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming, Michigan Law Review, Vol. 118, No. 6, 2020
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2020
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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constitutional interpretation, fidelity, translation, Lessig, originalism, social meaning, Supreme Court, elites, judicial review

70.

Morton Horwitz Wrestles with the Rule of Law

Transformations in American History: Law, Ideology, Politics, and Method, Daniel W. Hamilton and Alfred L. Brophy, eds. (Harvard University Press, 2010).
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Apr 2016
Sanford Levinson and Jack M. Balkin
University of Texas Law School and Yale University - Law School
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Morton Horwitz, Rule of Law, Administrative State, Critical Legal Studies, Legal Realism, Legal History

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Obergefell v. Hodges: A Critical Introduction

to appear in Jack M. Balkin, ed., What Obergefell v. Hodges Should Have Said: The Nation's Top Legal Experts Rewrite America's Same-Sex Marriage Decision (Yale University Press 2020)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Aug 2020
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
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Same-sex marriage, Obergefell v. Hodges, gay rights, LGBTQ rights, judicial review, social movements, constitutional change, democratic constitutionalism