Ken Kulkowski

Ken Klukowski

Ken Klukowski is a national-bestselling author, constitutional lawyer and media contributor. He is on faculty at Liberty University School of Law, and a fellow and senior legal analyst with the American Civil Rights Union. He has also been published by Politico, the New York Post, and the Wall Street Journal, among other outlets. Klukowski has authored briefs on constitutional issues across the country, including the one adopted by the U.S. district court in striking down Obamacare in its entirety. He has authored seven law review articles, and been cited by multiple federal and state courts. A frequent media guest, he has appeared on national television and radio shows. A national bestselling author, his most recent book is Resurgent: How Constitutional Conservatism Can Save America, published by Simon & Schuster. A native of Indiana, he received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame, studied history and political science at Arizona State University, and earned his law degree from George Mason University where he was a journal editor. He currently lives in the Virginia suburbs of D.C.

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Breitbart in Bordeaux: French Reactions to Nationalist Gains in EU Elections

BORDEAUX, France—Much like liberals in America, people in France who lean left are shocked at conservative victories in the French elections for the European Parliament, and are concerned about the next national elections. Both on economic and social issues, the right is surging in France Jun 2, 2014 5:31 AM PT

Obama's Drone-Strike Judicial Nominee Confirmed

David Barron was narrowly confirmed as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. The Democrat-controlled Senate confirmed Barron by a vote on 53-45. Not a single Republican voted in favor of Barron, while some Democrats voted with Republicans opposing the nomination,. May 22, 2014 11:28 AM PT

Bible Ban Lifted in FL's Broward County Schools

Following Breitbart News’s May 5 story that Broward County Public Schools had banned students from reading the Bible and that lawyers from Liberty Institute were threatening to sue, and our May 14 update when the school changed its story but still maintained the ban, the school system has now capitulated and will allow Bibles into the classroom. May 19, 2014 2:44 PM PT

SCOTUS Takes Air Marshal Media Leak Case

Next fall the Supreme Court will consider whether the law permitted the Transit Safety Administration (TSA) to remove from duty a former federal air marshal who told MSNBC that TSA was stopping its protection of certain flights. May 19, 2014 12:37 PM PT

Judge Signals She’ll Force Holder to Hand Over Fast & Furious Documents

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson was openly irritated both with Attorney General Eric Holder and with the U.S. House of Representatives over whether executive privilege allows Holder to withhold documents on Operation Fast and Furious. But she also signaled she would rule against Holder in part, making it likely that Congress—and the public—could learn the truth about a gun-running scandal that ended with a murdered federal agent. May 15, 2014 10:22 AM PT

Second Amendment Drama at the Supreme Court Has Implications for 2016

Many gun owners were disappointed when the Supreme Court declined on May 5 to take Drake v. Jerejian, but they shouldn’t be. Drake was an important case but also had significant problems, and there are more promising cases elsewhere in the country. The best is Peruta v. County of San Diego in California, which may be before the Supreme Court within a year. May 14, 2014 1:32 PM PT

Obama Judicial Nominees in Trouble

President Barack Obama has a serious challenge next week with judicial nominees. Despite changing Senate rules to end filibusters and to confirm nominees with 51 votes, two of Obama’s picks to the federal courts are in jeopardy, with a possible showdown looming next Tuesday. May 13, 2014 6:06 PM PT

John Boehner Has the Authority to Arrest Lois Lerner

The House voted Wednesday to hold disgraced IRS official in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify about the tax agency's targeting of conservative non-profit groups. While most Republicans said the act was largely symbolic, the chamber technically has the authority to unilaterally arrest her. May 8, 2014 1:56 PM PT

Liberal Law Prof Compares Obama to Nixon

It comes as no surprise that conservative and libertarian lawyers sharply criticized the president in Washington Wednesday. Yet even liberal constitutional lawyers were split over President Barack Obama, and would-be defenders offered half-hearted explanations of the legality of Obama’s actions that literally left the crowd laughing. May 7, 2014 6:00 PM PT

Will Obama Claim Executive Privilege On Benghazi?

With Congress breathing down his neck on Benghazi, President Obama has a legal ace in his hand – executive privilege – which he could assert to protect the documents explaining exactly why the White House came to blame the attack on a YouTube video. Politically, however, it's a hand he dare not play. May 5, 2014 7:50 AM PT


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