The Constitution, the Supreme Court, and Firearms Regulation

Lecture Description

In three decisions, starting in 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court has rewritten the law on firearms regulations.  All three decisions are predicated on how the Court understands the historical meaning of the 2nd Amendment.  This lecture examines the Court’s use and or misuse of history. Finkelman’s scholarship on this issue has been cited in two of these Supreme Court decisions.

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Constitutional and Legal

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