Meritless Historical Arguments in Second Amendment Litigation
This law review article discusses the frivolous arguments made by many plaintiffs in Second Amendment cases, some of which have unfortunately made their way into district and circuit court decisions.
The Law and Politics of Firearms Regulation in Reconstruction Texas
This law review article discusses firearms regulation in 1870’s Texas and how a series of challenges to the state’s 1871 public carry prohibition indicate that at the time of the ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment there was no right to carry a firearm in public without a specific need.
The First Congressional Debate on Public Carry and What It Tells Us About Firearm Regionalism
This law review article discusses the first firearm regulation adopted by Congress, a good cause public carry law.