Jack Balkin

Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School

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Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School, he runs the legal blog Balkinization

Jack Balkin on KCRW

After months of quiet negotiations, Democrats and the Bush White house reportedly were close to a deal on the controversy between electronic surveillance of terrorists and the privacy…

The Administration's Broad New Wiretapping Powers

After months of quiet negotiations, Democrats and the Bush White house reportedly were close to a deal on the controversy between electronic surveillance of terrorists and the privacy…

from Which Way, L.A.?

President Bush may be a struggling lame duck, but Democrats can still be out-maneuvered if they think they'll be called soft on terrorism.

Bush Administration's Broad New Wiretapping Powers

President Bush may be a struggling lame duck, but Democrats can still be out-maneuvered if they think they'll be called soft on terrorism.

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