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Safeguarding The Heritage, Daniel R. Coquillette Feb 1999

Safeguarding The Heritage, Daniel R. Coquillette

Daniel R. Coquillette

No abstract provided.


All The Way Down The Slippery Slope: Gun Prohibition In England And Some Lessons For Civil Liberties In America, David B. Kopel, Joseph Olson Jan 1999

All The Way Down The Slippery Slope: Gun Prohibition In England And Some Lessons For Civil Liberties In America, David B. Kopel, Joseph Olson

David B Kopel

Whenever civil liberties issues are contested, proponents of greater restrictions often chide civil liberties defenders for being unwilling to offer moderate concessions. Frequently, persons advocating restrictions on civil liberties claim that the "moderate" restriction will not infringe the core civil liberty. When rights advocates raise the "slippery slope" argument, they are criticized for being excessively fearful. The goal of the article is to refine our understanding of "slippery slopes" by examining a case in which a civil liberty really did slide all the way down the slippery slope.

The right to arms in Great Britain was entirely unrestricted at the ...


Introducción Al Derecho Nuevo, Jorge Carlos Adame Jan 1999

Introducción Al Derecho Nuevo, Jorge Carlos Adame

Jorge Adame Goddard

No abstract provided.


Clueless: The Misuse Of Batf Firearms Tracing Data, David B. Kopel Dec 1998

Clueless: The Misuse Of Batf Firearms Tracing Data, David B. Kopel

David B Kopel

Sometimes the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms traces the registered sales history of a gun which was used in a crime, or which has been seized by the police. Traced guns are not representative of the broader universe of crime guns. Accordingly, drawing public policy conclusions based on tracing data is unwise.


The Ada Prima Facie Plaintiff: A Critical Overview Of Eighth Circuit Case Law, Tom E. Simmons Dec 1998

The Ada Prima Facie Plaintiff: A Critical Overview Of Eighth Circuit Case Law, Tom E. Simmons

Thomas E. Simmons

No abstract provided.


A Response To John T. Noonan, Jr., M. Cathleen Kaveny Dec 1998

A Response To John T. Noonan, Jr., M. Cathleen Kaveny

M. Cathleen Kaveny

No abstract provided.