Jack Heinz has published in Harper’s, Sports Illustrated, the Hudson Review, and Adirondack Life. He has also written essays for catalogues of art exhibits, liner notes for a three-CD album of jazz, and numerous articles in professional journals. His scholarly books have been published by the university presses of Harvard, the University of Chicago, Northwestern, and the University of Illinois. He was the executive director of the American Bar Foundation and is now a research professor emeritus there. He is also the Owen L. Coon professor emeritus at Northwestern University’s Pritzker School of Law and an affiliated scholar of Northwestern’s Institute for Policy Research. He was an Air Force officer, serving in both the Pentagon and the White House.
He lives in Evanston, Illinois, and in Tupper Lake, New York, on the Stony Creek Ponds.