A Modern Historiography of the Second Amendment


The Second Amendment right to arms was uniformly viewed as an individual right from the time it was proposed in the late eighteenth century until legal debate over gun controls began in the twentieth century. This Essay seeks to illuminate major late twentieth century contributions to that debate.

About the Author

L.l.b., Yale, 1966; criminologist and former law professor; participant in the Heller litigation both in the U.S. Supreme Court and in the Court of Appeals

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