David Pozen

Columbia University - Law School

Professor of Law

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

http://web.law.columbia.edu/faculty/david-pozen

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

36

DOWNLOADS
Rank 1,189

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 1,189

in Total Papers Downloads

22,722

CITATIONS
Rank 4,933

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 4,933

in Total Papers Citations

166

Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

The Leaky Leviathan: Why the Government Condemns and Condones Unlawful Disclosures of Information

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 127, pp. 512-635, 2013
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 25 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 2,352 (5,447)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

secrecy, transparency, freedom of information, classification, whistleblowers, WikiLeaks, Pentagon Papers, Espionage Act, Official Secrets Act, reporter’s privilege, bureaucracy, intelligence, cyber, drones, underenforcement, social norms, informal sanctions, First Amendment, Obama, Snowden

2.

The Mosaic Theory, National Security, and the Freedom of Information Act

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 115, pp. 628-679, 2005
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,985 (7,247)

Abstract:

Loading...

Mosaic Theory, National Security, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Government Secrecy, Judicial Review

3.

Asymmetric Constitutional Hardball

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 118, pp. 915-82, 2018
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 01 May 2018
Joseph Fishkin and David Pozen
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,395 (12,957)

Abstract:

Loading...

constitutional law, constitutional politics, political parties, norms, conventions, polarization, partisanship, Congress, originalism, living constitutionalism, constitutional restorationism

4.

A Skeptical View of Information Fiduciaries

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 133, 2019, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-622
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 28 May 2019
Lina Khan and David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,362 (13,484)

Abstract:

Loading...

fiduciary theory, First Amendment, online service providers, social media, privacy, surveillance, data security, targeted advertising, Delaware law, competition policy

5.

Deep Secrecy

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 2, pp. 257-339, 2010
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 08 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2011
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,110 (18,423)

Abstract:

Loading...

Secrecy, transparency, executive power, constitutional theory, separation of powers, democratic deliberation, bureaucratic culture, national security, mosaic theory, black holes, Church Committee, Bush Administration, Rumsfeld, CIA, FISA, FOIA

6.

Uncivil Obedience

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 115, pp. 809-72, 2015
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 01 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 11 May 2015
Jessica Bulman-Pozen and David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,021 (20,833)

Abstract:

Loading...

Civil disobedience, legalism, legal theory, rules and standards, social norms, law in books/law in action, grey holes, rule of law, abuse of right, equity, preemption, federalism, Senate, work to rule, medication abortion, filibuster, immigration, welfare, navigators, moral psychology, partisanship

7.

The Effectiveness of Juvenile Correctional Facilities: Public Versus Private Management

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 48, pp. 549-89, 2005
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Jan 2006
Patrick J. Bayer and David Pozen
Duke University - Department of Economics and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 975 (22,311)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

Juvenile Crime, Juvenile Correctional Facilities, Recidivism, Prison Privatization, Provision of Public Goods: Nonprofit, For-profit, Public

8.

Freedom of Information Beyond the Freedom of Information Act

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 165, pp. 1097-1158, 2017
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 935 (23,714)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Information Law and Policy, Open Government, Open Data, Transparency, Secrecy, Accountability, Administrative Law and Politics, Investigative Journalism, National Security, Congressional Oversight, Private Enforcement, Due Process, Liberalism of Fear

9.

Transparency's Ideological Drift

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 128, pp. 100-65, 2018
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2018
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 916 (24,459)

Abstract:

Loading...

transparency, publicity, secrecy, open records, open meetings, open data, campaign finance, First Amendment, consumer protection, administrative law, legislative process, governance, regulation, law and politics, progressivism, neoliberalism

10.

Managing a Correctional Marketplace: Prison Privatization in the United States and the United Kingdom

Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 19, pp. 253-84, 2003
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Feb 2004
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 909 (24,739)

Abstract:

Loading...

Correctional regulation, prison privatization, provision of public goods

11.

The Irony of Judicial Elections

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 108, pp. 265-330, 2008
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2008
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 736 (33,149)

Abstract:

Loading...

judicial elections, judicial selection, judicial review, judicial activism, campaign conduct canons, state courts, majoritarian difficulty, popular constitutionalism, Republican Party of Minnesota v. White

12.

How Constitutional Norms Break Down

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 65, pp. 1430-1459, 2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 May 2018 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2018
Josh Chafetz and David Pozen
Cornell Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 732 (33,402)

Abstract:

Loading...

constitutional norms, constitutional conventions, constitutional change, law and politics, rules and standards, backlash, resistance, civil society, Trump administration

13.

We Are All Entrepreneurs Now

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 43, pp. 283-340, 2008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2008
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 712 (34,662)

Abstract:

Loading...

entrepreneurship, social entrepreneur, moral entrepreneur, norm entrepreneur, policy entrepreneur, entrepreneurial rhetoric, entrepreneur meme, capitalism, Cantillon, Say, Schumpeter, Marx, Weber, Knight, Baumol, Kirzner, Ashoka

14.

Remapping the Charitable Deduction

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 39, pp. 531-601, 2006
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 May 2006
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 691 (36,149)

Abstract:

Loading...

Charitable Deduction, Charitable Contributions Deduction, Charity, Altruism, Nonprofit (Not-for-Profit) Organizations, Nonprofit Tax Policy, Tax Theory, International Tax, Global Associational Revolution, Cosmopolitan Ethics

15.

Working Themselves Impure: A Life Cycle Theory of Legal Theories

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 83, pp. 1819-1892, 2016
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 28 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
Jeremy Kessler and David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 672 (37,531)

Abstract:

Loading...

legal theory, legal history, theory change, legal process, originalism, textualism, popular constitutionalism, cost-benefit analysis, law and politics, public law regulation, constitutional interpretation, statutory interpretation, rules and standards, Kuhn

16.

Privacy-Privacy Tradeoffs

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 83, pp. 221-247, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2016
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 633 (40,629)

Abstract:

Loading...

Privacy theory, civil liberties, information law, risk analysis, risk management, surveillance, intelligence, cybersecurity, technology, Big Data, institutional design, executive branch, NSA, Section 215, USA Freedom Act, metadata, Snowden, Solove

17.

The Search for an Egalitarian First Amendment

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 118, pp. 1953-2010, 2018
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2018
Jeremy Kessler and David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 610 (42,660)

Abstract:

Loading...

free speech, free expression, law and inequality, constitutional law, constitutional theory, constitutional political economy, informational capitalism, information state, speech regulation, rights enforcement, Lochner, Roberts Court, liberal compromise, progressive civil libertarianism

18.

Constitutional Bad Faith

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 129, pp. 885-955, 2016
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 12 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2016
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 608 (42,849)

Abstract:

Loading...

Constitutional law, constitutional theory, constitutional politics, constitutional culture, constitutional interpretation, constitutional faith, good faith, bad faith, comparative analysis, judicial review, separation of powers, underenforcement, conventions, fiduciary duties, opportunism, Sartre

19.

Self-Help and the Separation of Powers

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 124, pp. 2-90, 2014
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 24 May 2014 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2014
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 575 (46,131)

Abstract:

Loading...

self-help, separation of powers, countermeasures, conventions, unwritten norms, custom, small-c theory, enforcement, remedies, responsibility, executive power, unilateralism, Congress, gridlock, retaliation, partisanship, proportionality, hardball, showdowns, ILC, President Obama, We Can't Wait

Building Criminal Capital Behind Bars: Peer Effects in Juvenile Corrections

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 864
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Sep 2003
Patrick J. Bayer, Randi Pintoff and David Pozen
Duke University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 390 (73,839)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

social learning, peer effects, social interactions, recidivism, juvenile crime, human capital accumulation

Building Criminal Capital Behind Bars: Peer Effects in Juvenile Corrections

NBER Working Paper No. w12932
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2007
Duke University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - School of Public Policy and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 40 (431,259)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

21.

Evaluating Constitutional Hardball: Two Fallacies and a Research Agenda

Columbia Law Review Online, Vol. 119, pp. 158-72, 2019
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 14 May 2019
Joseph Fishkin and David Pozen
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 400 (72,357)

Abstract:

Loading...

constitutional law, constitutional politics, constitutional norms, political parties, government shutdowns, Obama administration, Congress

22.

Judicial Elections as Popular Constitutionalism

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 110, pp. 2047-2134, 2010
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 14 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2010
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 400 (72,357)

Abstract:

Loading...

Judicial Selection, Judicial Review, Departmentalism, Role Fidelity, Direct Democracy, State Constitutions, Institutional Design, Federalism, Proposition 8, Majoritarian & Countermajoritarian Difficulty, Legislative Supremacy, Democratic Legitimacy, Backlash, Kramer, Tushnet, Post, Siegel, Waldron

23.

A Computational Analysis of Constitutional Polarization

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-624
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
David Pozen, Eric L. Talley and Julian Nyarko
Columbia University - Law School, Columbia University - School of Law and Columbia Law School
Downloads 355 (83,128)

Abstract:

Loading...

constitutional law, constitutional politics, constitutional history, digital text analysis, partisan polarization, ideological polarization, Congress

24.

Tax Expenditures as Foreign Aid

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 116, pp. 869-880, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2008
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 326 (91,530)

Abstract:

Loading...

Tax Expenditures, Foreign Aid, Official Development Assistance, OECD, Philanthropy, Charity, Nonprofit (Not-for-Profit) Organizations, Charitable Contributions Deduction

25.

The Regulation of Labor and the Relevance of Legal Origin

Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 28, pp. 43-56, 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 May 2006
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 317 (94,374)

Abstract:

Loading...

Labor Regulation, Labor Law, LLSV, Shleifer, Legal Origins, Legal Institutional Theory, Regulatory Complementarity, Comparative Law and Economics

26.

The Influence of Juridical Cant on Edificatory Approaches in 21st-Century America

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 19, pp. 111-116, 2015
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2015
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 259 (117,201)

Abstract:

Loading...

Legal education, legal profession, disjunctionality, Kant, judging, satire

27.

Making Judicial Recusal More Rigorous

Judges' Journal, Vol. 46, pp. 17-24, Winter 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2008
James J. Sample and David Pozen
Hofstra University, Maurice A. Deane School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 225 (135,068)

Abstract:

Loading...

recusal, disqualification, due process, judicial elections, state courts, Republican Party of Minnesota v. White

28.

Hidden Foreign Aid

Florida Tax Review, Vol. 8, No. 6, pp. 641-680, 2007
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2008
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 193 (156,156)

Abstract:

Loading...

tax expenditures, foreign aid, official development assistance (ODA), OECD, philanthropy, charity, nonprofit (not-for-profit) organizations, nonprofit tax exemptions, charitable contributions deduction

29.

The Best Defense: Why Elected Courts Should Lead Recusal Reform

Washburn Law Journal, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 503-534, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jul 2007
New York University (NYU) - Brennan Center for Justice, Hofstra University, Maurice A. Deane School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 177 (168,855)

Abstract:

Loading...

recusal, disqualification, due process, judicial independence, model Code of Judicial Conduct, Judicial Elections, State Courts, Avery, Republican Party of Minnesota v. White

30.

What Happened in Iowa?

Columbia Law Review Sidebar, Vol. 111, pp. 90-102, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2011
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 161 (183,211)

Abstract:

Loading...

Popular constitutionalism, popular sovereignty, federalism, judicial selection, judicial review, state courts, state constitutions, constitutional law, judicial politics, Iowa, same-sex marriage, Proposition 8, Kramer, Post, Siegel, Caperton

31.

Justice Stevens and the Obligations of Judgment

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 44, pp. 851-62, 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2011
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 142 (203,347)

Abstract:

Loading...

Justice Stevens, Justice Scalia, Justice Breyer, jurisprudence, constitutional law, judicial ethics, practical reason, Heller, McDonald, AEDPA

32.

The Abortion Closet (with a Note on Rules and Standards)

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 35, pp. 161-166, 2017
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2017
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 141 (204,484)

Abstract:

Loading...

abortion, the closet, rules and standards, Roe, Casey

33.

Some Legal Realism About Legal Theory

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-584
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2018
Jeremy Kessler and David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 121 (230,498)

Abstract:

Loading...

legal theory, legal history, theory change, originalism

34.

The Rhetorical Presidency Meets the Drone Presidency

New Rambler Review, 2015, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-484
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 111 (245,334)

Abstract:

Loading...

national security law, international law, executive power, targeted killings, drones, detention, legal rhetoric

35.

Introduction: Troubling Transparency

Troubling Transparency: The History and Future of Freedom of Information (David E. Pozen & Michael Schudson eds., 2018)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Sep 2018
David Pozen and Michael Schudson
Columbia University - Law School and Independent
Downloads 35 (442,764)

Abstract:

Loading...

transparency, secrecy, open government, news media, freedom of information (FOI), Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), right to know

36.

Are Judicial Elections Democracy-Enhancing?

WHAT'S LAW GOT TO DO WITH IT? WHAT JUDGES DO, WHY THEY DO IT, AND WHAT'S AT STAKE, Charles Gardner Geyh, ed., 2011
Posted: 06 Apr 2011
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School

Abstract:

Loading...