Jack Balkin

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Jack M. Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School, and the Founder and Director of Yale's Information Society Project, an interdisciplinary center that studies law and the new information technologies, and the co-director of Yale's Law and Media Program. Professor Balkin teaches and writes in the areas of constitutional law, telecommunications and Internet law, first amendment law, cultural and social theory, and jurisprudence. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and writes political and legal commentary at Balkinization (http://balkin.blogspot.com/). His books include Cultural Software: A Theory of Ideology (1998); The Laws of Change: I Ching and the Philosophy of Life (2002), What Brown v. Board of Education Should Have Said (2001) and What Roe v. Wade Should Have Said (2005). His latest book, co-edited with Reva Siegel, is The Constitution in 2020.