SOURCE: The Conversation
Why are Medieval Weapons at the Center of a Supreme Court Case?
by Jennifer Tucker
The history and traditions of English law inform American judicial interpetation today, including efforts to discern the functional meaning of the Second Amendment. A group of historians has briefed the Court that restricting dangerous weapons in public is long-established.
SOURCE: The Panorama
The Persistence of a Mythic Second Amendment in Contemporary Constitutional Culture
by Saul Cornell
The most prominent myth obscuring historical understanding of the Second Amendment relates to America’s frontier past.
Law professor has a theory about the 2nd Amendment historians might want to consider
by Carl T. Bogus
The theory: The amendment was included in part to protect slavery
Justice Thomas Needs a Lesson in the History of the 2nd Amendment
by Patrick J. Charles
He also might want to reconsider Originalism. Oh, and the NRA once supported the position he now blasts as unconstitutional!
- Will a "No Labels" Campaign Wreck the 2024 Election? We Can't Ask Group's Secret Donors.
- Excerpts from a Civics Textbook I Assume Would be Welcome in Florida
- Confusion Over Book Bans in Florida is a Feature, Not a Bug, of New Policies
- We're Living in the World (un)Made by the Iraq War
- Florida Professor: I was Fired for Teaching about Racism
- Kendi: "Anti-woke" Part of Backlash Against Antiracist Protest Movements
- Monica Muñoz Martinez Honored for Truth-Telling in Texas History
- Why are Universities so Disrespectful of their Organized Workers?
- Aside from Bush and Cheney, Who's Most Responsible for Iraq?
- Leaked Emails Show Christian Nationalist Anti-Trans "Holy War"