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Time To Heed Justice Stevens’ Criticism Of Gun Decision

In a tribute to Justice John Paul Stevens, who died July 16 at 99 years old, Time To Heed Justice Stevens’ Criticism Of Gun Decision (Law360 July 19, 2019), Robert Ludwig notes perhaps none “would have gratified him more than for the country to finally look to District of Columbia v. Heller to understand how...

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A Right To Carry Everywhere, On A Road To Nowhere

A 9th Circuit panel recently upheld a right to public carry, just as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh advocated for AR-15s: both applied “textualism.” To stop the Gun Epidemic — like yesterday’s Walmart mass shooting and Chicago’s latest 5 mass shootings in 3 hours — it’s time to turn a spotlight on the root cause:...

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The Historic Legal Blunder That Enabled Our Gun Epidemic

“Having forgotten there was an American Enlightenment and our founding history, we now have what prior generations did not: a ‘gun epidemic.’” So begins Robert Ludwig’s latest article, “The Historic Legal Blunder that Enabled Our Gun Epidemic: Renouncing Heller by Deciding—Not Repealing—The Full Second Amendment” (Law360 Apr. 25, 2018). It was published in response to...

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Time To Heed Justice Stevens’ Criticism Of Gun Decision

By Robert W. Ludwig (Law360 July 19, 2019) As tributes pour in for former Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tuesday at 99 years old, perhaps none would have gratified him more than for the country to finally look to District of Columbia v. Heller to understand how it worsens gun violence, as he warned to the end. Better yet, to find a way to overturn it …

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A Right To Carry Everywhere, On A Road To Nowhere

By Robert W. Ludwig (Law360 April 25, 2018, 5:37PM EDT) The first weekend in August, 74 Chicagoans were shot, 30 in five mass shootings over three hours, with 11 killed and 63 wounded overall, “the worst I’ve ever seen it”…

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The Historic Legal Blunder That Enabled Our Gun Epidemic

By Robert W. Ludwig (Law360, April 25, 2018, 5:37 PM EDT) “Having forgotten there was an American Enlightenment and our founding history, we now have what prior generations did not: a ‘gun epidemic.’” As little noticed, today’s gun epidemic arose…

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