Harvard Law Review - Second Amendment
The Harvard Law Review links to a number of recent commentaries and articles on the Second Amendment.
FIRST AMENDMENT: SPEECH. Defense Distributed v. United States Department of State. Fifth Circuit Declines to Enjoin Regulation of Online Publication of 3D-Printing Files. Apr 7, 2017
SECOND AMENDMENT. Peruta v. County of San Diego. Ninth Circuit Holds that Concealed Carry Is Not Protected by the Second Amendment. Jan 5, 2017
SECOND AMENDMENT. Coram v. State. Illinois Supreme Court Construes Federal Gun Control Act to Permit State Court to Remove Domestic Violence Misdemeanant’s Federal Firearms Disability. May 20, 2014
HARVARD LAW REVIEW FORUM. Good Cause Requirements for Carrying Guns in Public: Should any reason for wanting a gun be good enough? Apr 11, 2014 Commentary by Joseph Blocher
HARVARD LAW REVIEW FORUM. Does the Second Amendment Protect Firearms Commerce? Defending the right to sell and trade arms Apr 11, 2014. Commentary by David B. Kopel
HARVARD LAW REVIEW FORUM. The Second Amendment as a Normal Right - Ruling out ad hoc interest-balancing Apr 11, 2014. Commentary by Alan Gura
HARVARD LAW REVIEW FORUM. Peruta, the Home-Bound Second Amendment, and Fractal Originalism - A critique of strictly originalist Second Amendment jurisprudence Apr 11, 2014. Commentary by Darrell A.H. Miller
SECOND AMENDMENT. Woollard v. Gallagher. Fourth Circuit Upholds Good-and-Substantial-Reason Requirement for Concealed Carry Permits. Mar 17, 2014.
SECOND AMENDMENT. Moore v. Madigan. Seventh Circuit Strikes Down Illinois's Ban on Public Carry of Ready-to-Use Firearms. Jun 20, 2013
SECOND AMENDMENT. United States v. Masciandaro. Fourth Circuit Upholds Federal Firearms Regulation. Jan 20, 2012.
SECOND AMENDMENT. United States v. Portillo-Munoz. Fifth Circuit Holds that Undocumented Immigrants Do Not Have Second Amendment Rights. Jan 20, 2012
SECOND AMENDMENT. Ezell v. City of Chicago. Seventh Circuit Holds Ban on Firing Ranges Unconstitutional. Dec 20, 2011.
HARVARD LAW REVIEW FORUM. Popular Constitutionalism and the State Attorneys General Responding to Reva B. Siegel, Dead or Alive: Originalism as Popular Constitutionalism in Heller, 122 HARV. L. REV. 191 (2008) Apr 5, 2011. Response by Joseph Blocher
CIVIL RIGHTS. United States v. Skoien. En Banc Seventh Circuit Holds Prohibition on Firearm Possession by Domestic Violence Misdemeanants to Be Constitutional. Feb 18, 2011
FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT: DUE PROCESS. McDonald v. City of Chicago. Nov 19, 2010
SECOND AMENDMENT. United States v. Bledsoe. Western District of Texas Upholds Gun Regulation Under Intermediate Scrutiny in Post-Heller Decision. Dec 1, 2008
SECOND AMENDMENT. District of Columbia v. Heller: The Individual Right to Bear Arms. Nov 1, 2008
SECOND AMENDMENT. Heller, HLR, and Holistic Legal Reasoning. Well, the show sure ended with a bang. On the last day of the Term, the Court – for the first time ever, by a single vote, over vigorous dissents,… Nov 1, 2008. Comment by Akhil Reed Amar
SECOND AMENDMENT. Dead or Alive: Originalism as Popular Constitutionalism in Heller - The Court’s announcement in 2008 that the Second Amendment, ratified in 1791, protects an individual’s right to bear arms against federal gun control regulation was long awaited by many, long… Nov 1, 2008. Comment by Reva B. Siegel
SECOND AMENDMENT. Second Amendment Minimalism: Heller as Griswold. District of Columbia v. Heller is the most explicitly and self-consciously originalist opinion in the history of the Supreme Court. Well over two hundred years since the Framing, the Court… Nov 1, 2008. Comment by Cass R. Sunstein