Faculty Profiles

Jon Michaels

Jon D. Michaels

Professor of Law
B.A. Williams College, 1998
B.A. University of Oxford, 2000
M.A. University of Oxford, 2006
J.D. Yale, 2003
UCLA Faculty Since 2008

Articles and Chapters

Of Constitutional Custodians and Regulatory Rivals: An Account of the Old and New Separation of Powers, 91 New York University Law Review (forthcoming 2016). Full Text
Our Centripetal National Security State: Implications for Institutional Design and Constitutional Theory, 83 University of Chicago Law Review (forthcoming 2016).
An Enduring, Evolving Separation of Powers, 115 Columbia Law Review 515 (2015). Full Text
Running Government Like a Business…Then and Now, 128 Harvard Law Review 1152 (2015).
Privatization's Progeny, 101 Georgetown Law Journal 1023-1088 (2013). Full Text
Private Military Firms, the American Precedent, and the Arab Spring, 48 Stanford Journal of International Law 277 (2012).
The (Willingly) Fettered Executive: Presidential Spinoffs in National Security Domains and Beyond, 97 Virginia Law Review 801-98 (2011). Text
Privatization's Pretensions, 77 University of Chicago Law Review 717-780 (2010). Full Text
Deputizing Homeland Security, 88 Texas Law Review 1435-1473 (2010). Full Text
All the President's Spies: Private-Public Intelligence Gathering in the War on Terror, 96 California Law Review 901-966 (2008). Full Text
Beyond Accountability: The Constitutional, Democratic, and Strategic Problems with Privatizing War, 82 Washington University Law Quarterly 1001-1127 (2004). Full Text
Deforming Welfare: How the Dominant Narratives of Devolution and Privatization Subverted Federal Welfare Reform, 34 Seton Hall Law Review 573-669 (2004). Full Text
To Promote the General Welfare: The Republican Imperative To Enhance Citizenship Welfare Rights, 111 Yale Law Journal 1457-1498 (2002). Full Text
Faith in the Courts? The Political and Legal Future of Federally-Funded Faith-Based Initiatives (co-authored), 20 Yale Law & Policy Review 183-225 (2002).