Ken Klukowski

Ken Klukowski is senior counsel at Schaerr Jaffe LLP, with extensive experience in constitutional law, administrative law, election law, civil rights, and federal courts. Mr. Klukowski has held multiple appointed positions in the U.S. government, including serving as senior counsel in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and prior to that serving in the White House as special counsel in the Office of Management and Budget. Previously, he was senior advisor for constitutional rights on the policy staff of the Presidential Transition Team of President Donald J. Trump. In the private sector, Mr. Klukowski has worked as senior counsel at First Liberty Institute, as a legal journalist, and a senior fellow at the American Constitutional Rights Union. He has litigated constitutional cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, including the landmark Establishment Clause case American Legion v. American Humanist Society.  Mr. Klukowski has also litigated before several lower federal courts, including successfully arguing a Ninth Circuit appeal on federal abstention doctrine in United States v. California Water Resources Control Board. Additionally, Mr. Klukowski regularly contributes to media coverage of the nation’s highest court and legal issues, and testifies before Congress and other policymaking bodies.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Klukowski served as special deputy attorney general of Indiana and worked on faculty at Liberty University School of Law. His academic works have been published by legal journals such as the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policyand Yale Law & Policy Review, and his op-eds have appeared in the Wall Street Journal and other national publications. His amicus briefs and nine law review articles have been cited by various federal courts and top legal journals. He has participated in numerous Supreme Court cases, and lectured at dozens of law schools nationwide.

Episode Appearances

Episode 154: “Restoring Our Election Integrity” with Ken Blackwell and Ken Klukowski


Guest(s): Ken KlukowskiKenneth Blackwell

Election Integrity:  Why we don’t have it, how we lost it and what to do about it.   In the election of 2020 we saw a dramatic loosening of the chain of custody of ballots. We saw an indiscriminate use of mass mail-in ballots. We saw a verification process junked and pushed aside. And as a consequence, we saw major irregularities in that election.  The result: a waning confidence among voters in the integrity of our election system.

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