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A minor impact on gun laws but a potentially momentous shift in constitutional method

This article is part of a symposium on the court’s decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen. Randy E. Barnett is the Patrick Hotung professor of constitutional law at the Georgetown University Law Center and the faculty director

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Cherry-picked history and ideology-driven outcomes: Bruen’s originalist distortions

This article is part of a symposium on the court’s decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen. Saul Cornell is the Paul and Diane Guenther chair in American history at Fordham University and adjunct professor of law at Fordham Law

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Announcement of orders and opinions for Monday, June 27

On Monday, June 27, we will be live blogging as the court releases orders from the June 23 conference and opinions in one or more argued cases from the current term. Click here for a list of FAQs about opinion announcements.  The post Announcement o

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Another gun case waits in the wings

The Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here. On Thursday, the court issued its first major ruling on the Second Amendment in over a

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