Robert J. Cottrol

The George Washington University

Harold Paul Green Resarch Professor of Law, and Professor of History and Sociology

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

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Public Safety and the Right to Bear Arms

THE BILL OF RIGHTS IN MODERN AMERICA, David J. Bodenhamer, James W. Ely, Jr., eds., Indiana University Press, 2008, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 389, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 389
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jan 2008
Robert J. Cottrol and Raymond T. Diamond
The George Washington University and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center
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Second Amendment, right to bear arms, militia

Public Safety and the Right to Bear Arms

Robert J. Cottrol & Raymond T. Diamond, Public Safety and the Right to Bear Arms, in The Bill of Rights in Modern America 88 (David J. Bodenhamer & James W. Elly, Jr., eds., 2d., 2008). , GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2019-33, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-33
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Jun 2019
Robert J. Cottrol and Raymond T. Diamond
The George Washington University and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center
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Second Amendment, Gun ownership, Militia, English Law, "right to bear arms", Gun control

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Second Amendment, Constitutional Dysfunction or Necessary Safeguard?

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 94, 2014, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-11, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-11
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Apr 2014
Robert J. Cottrol
The George Washington University
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Second Amendment, Right to Bear Arms, Individual Right, Gun Control, Firearms Restriction, Firearms Prohibition, State Protection, Self Defense, Fourteenth Amendment, Constitution, Constitutional Dysfunction, District of Columbia v. Heller, McDonald v. City of Chicago

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Beyond Invisibility: Afro-Argentines in Their Nation's Culture and Memory

Latin American Research Review, Vol. 42, No. 1, February 2007, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 254, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Mar 2007
Robert J. Cottrol
The George Washington University
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Argentina, race relations, Afro-Argentines, cultural history

Guns, Bird Feathers, and Overcriminalization: Why Courts Should Take the Second Amendment Seriously

14 Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy 17, 2016, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-10, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-10
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2017
Robert J. Cottrol and George A. Mocsary
The George Washington University and University of Wyoming College of Law
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self-defense, constitutional history, right to bear arms, Fourteenth Amendment, Second Amendment, District of Columbia v. Heller, overcriminalization, malum prohibitum, malum in se

Guns, Bird Feathers, and Overcriminalization: Why Courts Should Take the Second Amendment Seriously

Robert Cottrol & George Moscary, Guns, Bird Feathers, and Overcriminalization: Why Courts Should Take the Second Amendment Seriously, 14 Geo. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 17 (2016)., GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2019-28, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-28
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jun 2019
Robert J. Cottrol and George A. Mocsary
The George Washington University and University of Wyoming College of Law
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Second Amendment, Gun ownership, District of Columbia v. Heller, "right to bear arms", Gun control

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Normative Nominalism: The Paradox of Egalitarian Law in Inegalitarian Cultures - Some Lessons from Recent Latin American Historiography

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 1, 2007, GWU Law School Public Law Working Paper No. 255, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 255
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Mar 2007
Robert J. Cottrol
The George Washington University
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Legal History, Latin America, race, labor Afro-Cubans, Afro-Brazilians, slavery, abolition

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The Long Lingering Shadow: Law, Liberalism, and Cultures of Racial Hierarchy and Identity in the Americas

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 76, 11, 2001, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-124, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-124
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Nov 2012
Robert J. Cottrol
The George Washington University
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Afro-Americans, Afro-Latin, Brazil, Caste System, Colombia, Comparative Legal History, Cottrol, Latin America, Liberalism, Race Relations, Racial Hierarchy, Cottrol, Separation, Venezuela

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The Long, Lingering Shadow: Slavery, Race, and Law in the American Hemisphere (Introduction)

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-104, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-104
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jul 2013
Robert J. Cottrol
The George Washington University
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Legal History, Comparative History, Comparative Law, Historical Sociology, Slavery, Race Relations, African American, Afro-Brazilian, Afro-Latin, African Diaspora, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Cuba, United States, Jim Crow, Racial Democra

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In the Civic Republic: Crime, the Inner City, and the Democracy of Arms — Being a Disquisition on the Revival of the Militia at Large

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 45, 2013, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-12, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-12
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Apr 2014
Robert J. Cottrol and Raymond T. Diamond
The George Washington University and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center
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Second Amendment, Bear Arms, Militia, Urban, Inner-City, Crime, Violence, Firearms, Gun Control, Police, Race, African American, Black-on-Black Violence, Self-Defense, Civil Rights, Citizenry, Citizen Participation

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Justice Advanced: Comments on William Nelson's Brown v. Board of Education and the Jurisprudence of Legal Realism

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 48, 839, 2004, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-125, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-25
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Nov 2012
Robert J. Cottrol
The George Washington University
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1964 Civil Rights Act, Affirmative Action, Americanism, Caste, Charles Hamilton Houston, Classical Liberal Economic Theory, Cottrol, Darwinian, Disenfranchisement, Dred Scott, Egalitarianism, Jim Crow, Langdell, Least Dangerous Branch, Legal Realism, New Deal, Racial Justice, Reconstruction, Cottrol

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Brown and the Contemporary Brazilian Struggle Against Racial Inequality: Some Preliminary Comparative Thoughts

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 66, 113-29, 2004, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-126, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-126
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Nov 2012
Robert J. Cottrol
The George Washington University
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African-Americans, Afro-Brazilians, Brazilian Constitutional Law, Civil Rights Movement, Comparative Law, Cottrol, Discrimination, Inequality, Jim Crow, Legal Realism, Lei Afonso Arinos, Mulattoes, Race Relations, Reparations, Cottrol, Supremo Tribunal Federal, Thurgood

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Legal Scholarship Symposium: The Scholarship of Lawrence M. Friedman

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 40, 627-638, 2005, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-27, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-127
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Nov 2012
Robert J. Cottrol
The George Washington University
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Alameda County Courthouse, American Exceptionalism, Brown v. Board of Education, Cottrol, Criminal Justice, Death Penalty, Friedman, Gun Control, History of Criminal Law, Friedman, Neoclassical Economics, Tabor, Procrustean Theoretical Framework, Recidivism, Retribution, Cottrol, Rodney King, San Be

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Second Amendment: Not Constitutional Dysfunction, But Necessary Safeguard

Robert J. Cottrol, Second Amendment: Not Constitutional Dysfunction but Necessary Safeguard, 94 B.U. L. Rev. 835 (2014)., GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2019-30, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-30
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Robert J. Cottrol
The George Washington University
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Second Amendment, Militia, District of Columbia v. Heller, "right to bear arms", Gun control

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Book Review

Robert J. Cottrol, Book Review, 49 Am. J. Legal Hist. 456 (2007)., GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2019-32, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-32
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Jun 2019
Robert J. Cottrol
The George Washington University
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Second Amendment, Brazil, "right to bear arms", Gun control

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In the Civic Republic: Crime, the Inner City, and the Democracy of Arms - Being a Disquisition on the Revival of the Militia at Large

Robert J. Cottrol & Raymond T. Diamond, In the Civic Republic: Crime, the Inner City, and the Democracy of Arms - Being a Disquisition on the Revival of the Militia at Large, 45 Conn. L. Rev. 1605 (2013)., GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2019-31, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-31
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Robert J. Cottrol and Raymond T. Diamond
The George Washington University and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center
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Second Amendment, Militia, District of Columbia v. Heller, "right to bear arms", Gun rights

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The Resurgent Second Amendment

Robert J. Cottrol, The Resurgent Second Amendment, 47 Tulsa L. Rev. 1 (2011)., GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2019-29, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-29
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Robert J. Cottrol
The George Washington University
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Second Amendment, Militia,District of Columbia v. Heller, right to bear arms, Gun control

Death and Deterrence: Notes on a Still Inchoate Judicial Inquiry

STATISTICAL SCIENCE IN THE COURTROOM, Joseph Gastwirth, ed., (Springer-Verlag Publishers, New York, New York), August, 2000
Posted: 22 Feb 2000
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Death and Deterrence: Notes on a Still Inchoate Judicial Inquiry

Posted: 22 Feb 2000
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The Second Amendment as Teaching Tool in Constitutional Law Classes

Journal of Legal Education, 1998
Posted: 11 Aug 1998
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, The George Washington University, University of Texas Law School, University of Texas Law School and University of Tennessee College of Law

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