David Pozen

Columbia University - Law School

Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

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

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Executive Underreach, in Pandemics and Otherwise

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 114, pp. 608-17, 2020
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2020
David Pozen and Kim Lane Scheppele
Columbia University - Law School and Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
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coronavirus, underreach, overreach, emergency governance, executive power, underenforced norms, Orban, Trump, Bolsonaro

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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 2,496 (7,029)
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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

3.

A Skeptical View of Information Fiduciaries

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 133, pp. 497-541, 2019
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2019
Lina Khan and David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 2,471 (7,141)
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fiduciary theory, First Amendment, online service providers, social media, privacy, surveillance, data security, targeted advertising, Delaware law, competition policy

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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 2,054 (9,626)
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Mosaic Theory, National Security, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Government Secrecy, Judicial Review

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Structural Biases in Structural Constitutional Law

New York University Law Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-690
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2021
Jonathan Gould and David Pozen
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,908 (10,865)

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constitutional law; constitutional theory; institutional design; regulation; law and politics; law and political economy; Congress, courts, and agencies; polarization; parties

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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 1,633 (13,889)
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constitutional law, constitutional politics, political parties, norms, conventions, polarization, partisanship, Congress, originalism, living constitutionalism, constitutional restorationism

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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 1,231 (21,363)

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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

8.

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 1,178 (22,841)

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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

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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 1,137 (24,082)
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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

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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 1,123 (24,476)
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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

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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 1,016 (28,312)
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Juvenile Crime, Juvenile Correctional Facilities, Recidivism, Prison Privatization, Provision of Public Goods: Nonprofit, For-profit, Public

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

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Feb 2004
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
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Correctional regulation, prison privatization, provision of public goods

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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
Georgetown University Law Center and Columbia University - Law School
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constitutional norms, constitutional conventions, constitutional change, law and politics, rules and standards, backlash, resistance, civil society, Trump administration

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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 786 (40,484)

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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

15.

Anti-Modalities

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 119, pp. 729-96, 2021
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 09 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2021
David Pozen and Adam M. Samaha
Columbia University - Law School and New York University School of Law
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Constitutional Law, Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Norms, Constitutional Theory, Legal Reasoning, Legal Decision-Making, Law and Politics, Legal Sociology, General Jurisprudence

16.

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 761 (42,307)
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entrepreneurship, social entrepreneur, moral entrepreneur, norm entrepreneur, policy entrepreneur, entrepreneurial rhetoric, entrepreneur meme, capitalism, Cantillon, Say, Schumpeter, Marx, Weber, Knight, Baumol, Kirzner, Ashoka

17.

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 759 (42,475)
Citation 1

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

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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 749 (43,252)

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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

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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 727 (45,014)

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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

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The Puzzles and Possibilities of Article V

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 121, pp. 2317-95, 2021
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 26 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2021
David Pozen and Thomas P. Schmidt
Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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Article V, constitutional amendment, constitutional change, constitutional theory, law and politics, rule of recognition, Coleman v. Miller, Equal Rights Amendment

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A Computational Analysis of Constitutional Polarization

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 105, pp. 1-84, 2019
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 14 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 20 May 2020
David Pozen, Eric L. Talley and Julian Nyarko
Columbia University - Law School, Columbia University - School of Law and Stanford Law School
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constitutional law, constitutional politics, constitutional history, digital text analysis, partisan polarization, ideological polarization, Congress

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

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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
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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

24.

Hardball and/as Anti-Hardball

N.Y.U. Journal of Legislation & Public Policy, Vol. 21, pp. 949-55, 2019
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2019
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
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hardball, anti-hardball, constitutional politics, judicial reform, voting reform

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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 637 (53,596)
Citation 1

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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

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Seeing Transparency More Clearly

Public Administration Review, Vol. 80, pp. 326-31, 2020
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2020
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
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transparency, open government law and policy, public administration, research methods

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 406 (92,272)
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social learning, peer effects, social interactions, recidivism, juvenile crime, human capital accumulation

Building Criminal Capital Behind Bars: Peer Effects in Juvenile Corrections

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2021
Duke University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - School of Public Policy and Columbia University - Law School
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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 440 (84,764)

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

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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 414 (90,958)
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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

30.

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

31.

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

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

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

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Edward Snowden, National Security Whistleblowing, and Civil Disobedience

Whistleblowing Nation: The History of National Security Disclosures and the Cult of State Secrecy (Kaeten Mistry & Hannah Gurman eds.)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2020
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 222 (175,957)

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civil disobedience theory, national security whistleblowing, NSA, Snowden, Rawls, King, Arendt, Walzer

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

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

37.

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

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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
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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

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

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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 141 (260,859)

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legal theory, legal history, theory change, originalism

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

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The Shrinking Constitution of Settlement

Drake Law Review, Vol. 68, pp. 335-51, 2020
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2020
David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 107 (319,396)
Citation 1

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constitutional law, constitutional change, constitutional norms, constitutional conventions

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

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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

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