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Jack M. Balkin
Friday, August 26, 2016
University Speech and "Safe Spaces
Dr. Naomi Graber on the University of Chicago and "safe spaces." Seems right to me. Dear Dr. Ellison, In your welcome le...
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Brexit, Farage, Mississippi, and secession
As the New Yorker reports , the narcissistic sociopath running for President on the Republican ticket brought Nigel Farage, the former leade...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The Greatest Constitutional Protestant of the Twenty-First Century
So far, anyway. For the last ten years or so, I’ve had a framed New Yorker cartoon on the outside of my office door. It’s a cour...
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Jan Deutsch: An Appreciation
Musing as I do on occasion about the legal academics who have most influenced my way of thinking about law, J...
Friday, August 19, 2016
Kathleen Brady's The Distinctiveness of Religion in American Law
Religion is something special in American law. A swelling army of scholars think this is unfair. Kathleen Brady's new book, The Dis...
Monday, August 15, 2016
Levinson on the American Political Tradition
Over at Law and Liberty Blog, Sandy Levinson has an essay entitled, American Tradition in Theory and Practice , responding to an essay by Ma...
Friday, August 12, 2016
Levinson and Balkin on Democracy and Dysfunction: Some Notes
I am of course quite grateful to Jack and Sandy that they mention my book Broken Trust in their valuable exchange on political dysfunction ...
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Donald Trump is right: The election IS rigged (though not in the way he thinks)
The Washington Post has an article making the point that even if Hillary Clinton wins a "mandate," she is unlikely to get anythin...
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