David B. Kopel

Independence Institute

Research Director

727 East 16th Ave

Denver, CO 80203

United States

http://www.davekopel.org

Denver University - Sturm College of Law

Adjunct Professor of Advanced Constitutional Law

2255 E. Evans Avenue

Denver, CO 80208

United States

http://www.davekopel.org

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1.

How the British Gun Control Program Precipitated the American Revolution

6 Charleston Law Review 283 (2012)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 4,026 (2,002)

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American Revolution, gun control

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Is There a Relationship between Guns and Freedom? Comparative Results from 59 Nations

Texas Review of Law and Politics, Vol. 13
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2008
Independence Institute, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and Independent
Downloads 3,853 (2,163)

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per capita gun ownership, political freedom, civil liberty, economic freedom, corruption, prosperity

3.

Pretend 'Gun-Free' School Zones: A Deadly Legal Fiction

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 515-584, December 2009
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 30 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2009
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 3,795 (2,229)

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concealed handgun licensing, school zones, carry permits

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The Great Gun Control War of the 20th Century — And its Lessons for Gun Laws Today

Fordham Urban Law Journal, vol. 39, no. 5, pages 1527-1666 (October 2012)
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 30 May 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 2,751 (3,895)

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Second Amendment, gun control, twentieth century, NRA, Handgun Control

5.

Knives and the Second Amendment

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, vol. 47, pages 167-215 (Fall 2013)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2013
Independence Institute, College of Western Idaho and Hamline University - School of Law
Downloads 1,521 (10,521)

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Knives, Second Amendment, Switchblades

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Mexico’s Gun Control Laws: A Model for the United States?

Texas Review of Law & Politics, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2013, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-12
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2014
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 1,440 (11,484)

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Mexico, gun control

7.

The Natural Right of Self-Defense: Heller's Lesson for the World

Syracuse Law Review, Vol. 59, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2009
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 1,418 (11,782)

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District of Columbia v. Heller, Second Amendment, self-defense, natural law, inherent right

8.

Unraveling Judicial Restraint: Guns, Abortion, and the Faux Conservatism of J. Harvie Wilkinson, III

Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 1-18, 2009, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 08-61
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2013
Nelson Lund and David B. Kopel
George Mason University School of Law and Independence Institute
Downloads 1,233 (14,675)

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The Federal Circuits’ Second Amendment Doctrines

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 61, No. 2, 2017
Number of pages: 130 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
David B. Kopel and Joseph Greenlee
Independence Institute and Millennial Policy Center
Downloads 980 (20,801)

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Second Amendment, Circuit Courts of Appeals

10.

The First Amendment Guide to the Second Amendment

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 3, 2014, pp. 417-78, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-23
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 15 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2014
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 944 (21,995)

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First Amendment, Second Amendment, overbreadth, prior restraint, chilling, vagueness

11.

The Human Right of Self-Defense

BYU Journal of Public Law, Vol. 22, 2008
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2008
David B. Kopel, Joanne D. Eisen and Paul Gallant
Independence Institute, Independence Institute and Independence Institute
Downloads 885 (24,150)

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self-defense, self-defence, United Nations, firearms, guns

12.

Background Checks for Firearms Sales and Loans: Law, History, and Policy

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 53, 2016, pp. 303-367, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-54
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 26 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2016
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 831 (26,440)

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Second Amendment, background checks, longstanding

13.

Christian Pacifism Before Constantine

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 824 (26,774)

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Pacifism, Christianity, Church Fathers, Roman Army

14.

Reforming Mental Health Law to Protect Public Safety and Help the Severely Mentally Ill

Howard Law Journal, 2015, Vol. 58 No. 3, pp. 715-78, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-05
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 15 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2015
David B. Kopel and Clayton E. Cramer
Independence Institute and College of Western Idaho
Downloads 778 (28,949)

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mental health, schizophrenia, crime, gun violence

15.

State Court Standards of Review for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 50, pp. 1113-1220, 2010, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 26 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
David B. Kopel and Clayton E. Cramer
Independence Institute and College of Western Idaho
Downloads 771 (29,315)

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Second Amendment, right to keep and bear arms, state constitutions, standard of review, strict scrutiny, reasonableness

16.

Pacifist-Aggressives vs. the Second Amendment: An Analysis of Modern Philosophies of Compulsory Non-Violence

Charleston Law Review, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 09 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2008
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 619 (39,451)

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Pacifism, Christianity, Nazi, Denmark, Hauerwas, Yoder, Tolstoy, Campolo

17.

The Arms Trade Treaty: Zimbabwe, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Prospects for Arms Embargoes on Human Rights Violators

Penn State Law Review, Vol. 114, No. 3, pp. 101-163, 2010
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 23 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2010
David B. Kopel, Paul Gallant and Joanne D. Eisen
Independence Institute, Independence Institute and Independence Institute
Downloads 588 (42,216)

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Arms Trade Treaty, Embargo, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Small Arms, Firearms, Human Rights

18.

The Posse Comitatus and the Office of Sheriff: Armed Citizens Summoned to the Aid of Law Enforcement

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, vol. 104, no. 4. pages 761-850 (2015), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-24
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 22 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 582 (42,840)

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Posse comitatus, Office of Sheriff, Alfred the Great, Second Amendment

19.

Sex, Drugs, Alcohol, Gambling, and Guns: The Synergistic Constitutional Effects

Albany Government Law Review, vol. 6, no. 2 (2013), pages 306-331
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2014
David B. Kopel and Trevor Burrus
Independence Institute and Cato Institute
Downloads 575 (43,489)

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constitutional law, guns, police power, taxing clause, interstate commerce clause, civil asset forfeiture, drug war

20.

The History of Firearms Magazines and Magazine Prohibitions

Albany Law Review, Vol. 88, 2015, pages 849-884, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-06
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2015
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 538 (47,333)

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firearms, magazines, Second Amendment, Heller

21.

The PPACA in Wonderland

American Journal of Law & Medicine, Vol. 38, 2012, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-03
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2012
Gary Lawson and David B. Kopel
Boston University School of Law and Independence Institute
Downloads 530 (48,250)

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constitutional, Obamacare, Necessary and Proper, Commerce Clause, taxing power

22.

All the Way Down the Slippery Slope: Gun Prohibition in England and Some Lessons for Civil Liberties in America

Hamline Law Review, Vol. 22, 1998-1999
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 04 Mar 1999 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2008
David B. Kopel and Joseph Edward Olson
Independence Institute and Hamline University - School of Law
Downloads 471 (55,991)

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The Torah and Self-Defense

Penn State Law Review, Vol. 109, No. 1, pp. 17-42, 2004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Jun 2005
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 448 (59,606)

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Torah, Talmud, self-defense, Jewish

24.

Firearms Possession by 'Non-State Actors': The Question of Sovereignty

Texas Review of Law & Politics, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 373-436, 2004
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 15 Jun 2005
David B. Kopel, Paul Gallant and Joanne D. Eisen
Independence Institute, Independence Institute and Independence Institute
Downloads 442 (60,523)

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Arms prohibition, sovereignty, small arms & light weapons, non-state actors

25.

Amicus Brief in McDonald v. Chicago: On Behalf of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association, et al

The Supreme Court of the United States, No. 08-1521, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-32
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 22 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2014
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 434 (61,927)

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McDonald v. Chicago, Second Amendment, incorporation, Fourteenth Amendment, handguns

26.

Preventing a Reign of Terror: Civil Liberties Implications of Terrorism Legislation

Oklahoma City Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 2, 1996
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 16 Jun 1997 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2008
David B. Kopel and Joseph Edward Olson
Independence Institute and Hamline University - School of Law
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The Keystone of the Second Amendment: The Quakers, the Pennsylvania Constitution, and the Flawed Scholarship of Nathan Kozuskanich

Widener Law Journal, Vol. 19, pp. 277-320, 2010
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2010
David B. Kopel and Clayton E. Cramer
Independence Institute and College of Western Idaho
Downloads 411 (66,133)

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Pennsylvania Constitution, right to arms, Second Amendment, Kozuskanich

28.

The Evolving Police Power: Some Observations for a New Century

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Vol. 27, p. 511, 2000
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
Glenn Harlan Reynolds and David B. Kopel
University of Tennessee College of Law and Independence Institute
Downloads 359 (77,527)
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police power, sic utere, salus populi, sodomy, gay marriage

29.

Bad News for Professor Koppelman: The Incidental Unconstitutionality of the Individual Mandate

Yale Law Journal Online, Vol. 121, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2011
Gary Lawson and David B. Kopel
Boston University School of Law and Independence Institute
Downloads 352 (79,312)

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30.

The Right to Arms in the Living Constitution

2010 Cardozo Law Review, de Novo 99, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-34
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2010
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 324 (87,184)

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Second Amendment, living constitution, dead constitution, originalism, Jack Balkin

31.

Armed Resistance to the Holocaust

Journal of Firearms & Public Policy, Vol. 19, p. 144, 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 323 (87,484)

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holocaust, Jews, firearms, genocide

32.

The First Century of Right to Arms Litigation

14 Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy 127 (2016), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-58
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2016
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 301 (94,620)

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Second Amendment, original meaning, nineteenth century, Supreme Court, Heller, English history

33.

'Sorry, Wrong Number': Why Media Polls on Gun Control are So Often Unreliable

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Sep 2008
Gary A. Mauser and David B. Kopel
Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Beedie School of Business and Independence Institute
Downloads 288 (99,248)

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opinion polls, gun control, interviewer effects, sampling biases

34.

The Religious Roots of the American Revolution and the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

Journal on Firearms and Public Policy, Vol. 17, p. 167, 2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
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American Revolution, religion, right to keep and bear arms, Puritans, Congregationalists, Presbyterians

35.

Self-Defense in Asian Religions

Liberty Law Review, Vol. 2, p. 79, 2007
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 280 (102,317)

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Confucianism, Taoism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism, Buddhism, self-defense, self-defence, natural law

36.

Federalism & Separation of Powers - 'Health Laws of Every Description': John Marshall’s Ruling on a Federal Health Care Law

Engage, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 49-54, June 2011, University of Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-03
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2012
Robert G. Natelson and David B. Kopel
Independence & Montana Policy Institutes and Independence Institute
Downloads 233 (123,640)

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John Marshall, Affordable Care Act, Gibbons v. Ogden, Health Care

37.

Lethal Laws

New York Law School Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 15, No. 1, 1995
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Sep 2008
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 229 (125,814)

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Genocide, gun control, Germany, Soviet Union, China, Cambodia, Guatemala, Uganda, Armenia

38.

Is Resisting Genocide a Human Right?

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 4, 2006
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
David B. Kopel, Joanne D. Eisen and Paul Gallant
Independence Institute, Independence Institute and Independence Institute
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genocide, Sudan, Darfur, Genocide Convention, self-defense, self-defence

39.

Evolving Christian Attitudes Towards Personal and National Self-Defense

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 5, 2013, pages 1709-1771
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 10 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2013
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 224 (128,571)

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Catholic, Berrigan, Wiegel, Dorothy Day, John Courtney Murray

40.

How Many Global Deaths from Arms? Reasons to Question the 740,000 Factoid Being Used to Promote the Arms Trade Treaty

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Vol. 5, p. 672, 2010, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
David B. Kopel, Paul Gallant and Joanne D. Eisen
Independence Institute, Independence Institute and Independence Institute
Downloads 201 (142,512)

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Arms Trade Treaty, Global Burden of Armed Violence, gun control, Geneva Declaration

41.

Tench Coxe and the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, 1787-1823

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 7, No. 2, 1999
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Sep 2008
David B. Kopel and Stephen P. Halbrook
Independence Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 195 (146,607)

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Tench Coxe, Second Amendment, Right to Keep and Bear Arms, John Adams, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington

42.

Guns Ownership and Human Rights

The Brown Journal of World Affairs, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 1-13, 2003
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Jun 2005
David B. Kopel, Joanne D. Eisen and Paul Gallant
Independence Institute, Independence Institute and Independence Institute
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Human rights, genocide, firearms, small arms & light weapons, Jamaica, Bougainville, Karamoja, Uganda, East Timor

43.

Human Rights and Gun Confiscation

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 26, p. 385, 2008
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2015
David B. Kopel, Paul Gallant and Joanne D. Eisen
Independence Institute, Independence Institute and Independence Institute
Downloads 182 (156,164)

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Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, gun confiscation, disarmament

44.

Taking Federalism Seriously: Lopez and the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 59-116, Fall 1997
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Dec 1997 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2008
David B. Kopel and Glenn Harlan Reynolds
Independence Institute and University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 180 (157,702)

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abortion, federalism, commerce clause, lopez, morrison

45.

The Scottish and English Religious Roots of the American Right to Arms: Buchanan, Rutherford, Locke, Sidney, and the Duty to Overthrow Tyranny

Bridges, Vol. 12, p. 291, Nos. 3/4, Fall/Winter 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 178 (159,295)

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Right to Bear Arms, George Buchanan, Samuel Rutherford, John Locke, Algernon Sidney, Tyranny

46.

The Catholic Second Amendment

Hamline Law Review, Vol. 29, p. 519, 2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 176 (160,919)
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Roman Catholic, self-defense, self-defence, Aquinas, Scholastics, John of Salisbury

47.

Does the Second Amendment Protect Firearms Commerce?

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 127, p. 230, 2014, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-33
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 May 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 169 (166,757)

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firearms stores, FFLs, Heller

48.

The Right to Arms in Nineteenth Century Colorado

Denver University Law Review, 95 Denv. L. Rev. 329 (2018)., U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-14
Number of pages: 128 Posted: 16 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2018
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 165 (170,330)

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Colorado Constitution, right to keep and bear arms, nineteenth century

49.

Dhimmitude and Disarmament

George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal (CRLJ), Vol. 18, p. 305, 2008, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 08-12
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2015
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 162 (172,984)

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shari'a, sharia, dhimmi, dhimmitude, disaramament, Virginia Tech

50.

Self-Defense: The Equalizer

Forum for Applied Research & Public Policy, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 92-100, Winter 2000
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Jun 2005
Linda Gorman and David B. Kopel
Independence Institute and Independence Institute
Downloads 158 (176,667)

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Gun control, self-defense, crime, Japan, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia

51.

The Licensing of Concealed Handguns for Lawful Protection: Support from Five State Supreme Courts

Albany Law Review, Vol. 62, pp. 101-132, 2005
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Jun 2005
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 154 (180,534)

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Concealed handgun licensing, concealed carry, shall issue, New Mexico, Missouri, Wisconsin, Ohio, Rhode Island

52.

Reducing the Drug War’s Damage to Government Budgets

35 Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy 543 (2012)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
David B. Kopel and Trevor Burrus
Independence Institute and Cato Institute
Downloads 151 (183,460)

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drug war, economic harm, federalism, marijuana, taxes

53.

Credentials are No Substitute for Accuracy: Nathan Kozuskanich, Stephen Halbrook and the Role of the Historian

Widener Law Journal, Vol. 19, pp. 343-78, 2010, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-03
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2010
David B. Kopel and Clayton E. Cramer
Independence Institute and College of Western Idaho
Downloads 148 (186,550)

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Second Amendment, Pennsylvania Constitution, right to keep and bear arms

54.

Poisoned Milk and the Poisoning of Democracy: Some Cautions about China Trade and Taiwan Sovereignty

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 148 (186,550)

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Taiwan, sovereignty, independence, China, trade, human rights

55.

Japanese Gun Control

2 Asia-Pacific Law Review 26 (1993)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Jul 2016
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
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Japan, gun control, Hideyoshi, small arms

56.

Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy - Online Chapters

Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy online chs. 12-15 (Aspen Publishers 2014)
Number of pages: 454 Posted: 31 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2016
Fordham University School of Law, Independence Institute, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - School of Law and Oklahoma City University School of Law
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firearm, firearms, second amendment, gun, guns, international law, comparative law, social science, genocide, tyranny, criminology, constitutional law, constitution

57.

The Second Amendment in the Tenth Circuit: Three Decades of (Mostly) Harmless Error

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2009
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
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Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, District of Columbia v. Heller, Second Amendment, gun control

58.

Lyman Trumbull: Author of the Thirteenth Amendment, Author of the Civil Rights Act, and the First Second Amendment Lawyer

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 47, No. 4, 2016
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 18 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 25 May 2016
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
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Lyman Trumbull, Second Amendment, Thirteenth Amendment, freedmen, reconstruction, Eugene Debs

59.

Microdisarmament: The Consequences for Public Safety and Human Rights

UMKC Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 4, pp. 1-45, 2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Jun 2005
David B. Kopel, Paul Gallant and Joanne D. Eisen
Independence Institute, Independence Institute and Independence Institute
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Microdisarmament, human rights, Albania, Bougainville, Cambodia, Guatemala, Panama, Mali

60.

The Gold Standard of Gun Control - Book Review of Joyce Malcolm, Guns and Violence: The English Experience

Journal of Law, Economics and Policy, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
David B. Kopel, Joanne D. Eisen and Paul Gallant
Independence Institute, Independence Institute and Independence Institute
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Great Britain, violence, gun control, Joyce Malcolm

61.

Ancient Hebrew Militia Law

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 90, 2013, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-32
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 May 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
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Jewish warfare, arms possession

62.

Taking Federalism Seriously: Lopez and the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 1, 1997
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Apr 2014
Glenn Harlan Reynolds and David B. Kopel
University of Tennessee College of Law and Independence Institute
Downloads 106 (240,794)

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abortion, federalism, commerce clause, lopez, morrison

63.

Global Deaths from Firearms: Searching for Plausible Estimates

Texas Review of Law & Politics, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. pages 113-141, 2004
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jun 2005
David B. Kopel, Paul Gallant and Joanne D. Eisen
Independence Institute, Independence Institute and Independence Institute
Downloads 106 (240,794)
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Small arms and light weapons, global deaths, World Health Organization

64.

Lawyers, Guns & Burglars

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 43, p. 345, 2001
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Apr 2015
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 97 (255,831)
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burglary, home invasion, gun ownership

65.

Clueless: The Misuse of Batf Firearms Tracing Data

Michigan State University Detroit College of Law Review, Vol. 1999, pp. 171-80
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2008
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 96 (257,533)

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firearms tracing, BATF, BATFE

66.

Does the Right to Bear Arms Impede or Promote Economic Development

Engage, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 85-100, 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2009
David B. Kopel, Paul Gallant and Joanne D. Eisen
Independence Institute, Independence Institute and Independence Institute
Downloads 66 (321,374)

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Underdevelopment, right to arms, Zambia, Kenya, AIDS, Malaria, DDT

67.

Privileged Polluters: The Case Against Exempting Municipalities from Superfund

Competitive Enterprise Institute, Environmental Studies Program
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 63 (329,227)

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CERLCA, superfund, municipal exemption, environmental protection agency

68.

Commerce in the Commerce Clause: A Response to Jack Balkin

Michigan Law Review First Impressions, Vol. 109, No. 55, 2010, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-25
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2014
David B. Kopel and Robert G. Natelson
Independence Institute and Independence & Montana Policy Institutes
Downloads 58 (342,852)

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Health Insurance is Not ‘Commerce’

National Law Journal, March 28, 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 04 Jan 2012
Robert G. Natelson and David B. Kopel
Independence & Montana Policy Institutes and Independence Institute
Downloads 56 (348,736)

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Constitution, Commerce Clause, Commerce Power, Obamacare, health insurance, original understanding, original intent, original meaning, Supreme Court

70.

Hate Crime Laws: Dangerous and Divisive

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
Downloads 55 (351,854)

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hates crimes, ethnic intimidation, First Amendment, Equal Protection, hoaxes

71.

The Second Amendment Rights of Young Adults

43 Southern Illinois Law Journal (2019), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-28
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2018
David B. Kopel and Joseph Greenlee
Independence Institute and Millennial Policy Center
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Second Amendment, young adults, 18-year-olds, militia

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The Drug War Against Civil Liberty and Human Rights

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
David B. Kopel and Michael Krause
Independence Institute and Government of the United States of America - Independence Institute
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drug war, racism, police militarization, civil liberties

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Federal Circuit Second Amendment Developments 2017–2018

U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-29
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2018
David B. Kopel and Joseph Greenlee
Independence Institute and Millennial Policy Center
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Second Amendment, Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal, Right to Keep and Bear Arms

74.

Bad News for John Marshall

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Mar 2015
Gary Lawson and David B. Kopel
Boston University School of Law and Independence Institute
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Necessary and Proper Clause, Incidental powers, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act

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Justice for All: A Better Path to Global Firearms Control

Jindal Global Law Review. Volume 2, p. 198, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Apr 2015
David B. Kopel, Paul Gallant and Joanne D. Eisen
Independence Institute, Independence Institute and Independence Institute
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Arms Trade Treaty, Global Burden of Violence, human rights, small arms control, rule of law

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History and Tradition in Modern Circuit Cases on the Second Amendment Rights of Young People

43 Southern Illinois Law Journal (2018), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-30
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2018
David B. Kopel and Joseph Greenlee
Independence Institute and Millennial Policy Center
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Second Amendment, young adults, 18-year-olds, nineteenth century, federal circuit courts of appeal

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It Isn't About Duck Hunting: The British Origins of the Right to Arms

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 6, 1995
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jul 2016
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
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right to arms, British history, gun control, Second Amendment

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Treating Guns Like Consumer Products

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 148, No. 4, 2000
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jul 2016
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
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gun control, treating guns like cars, gun safety, right to arms

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Data Indicate Second Amendment Underenforcement

68 Duke Law Journal Online 79 (2018), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-34
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2018
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
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Second Amendment, litigation data, underenforcement, nullification, judicial review

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The Antideficiency Act: A Deficient Excuse for Federal Violation of Environmental Laws?

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 23, 1993
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
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Antideficiency act, environmental clean-up

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Taiwan's 2008 Presidential Elections: An Analysis of What Happened, and What May Happen Next

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Mar 2015
David B. Kopel
Independence Institute
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Taiwan, 2008 election, Ma YingJeou, Kuomintang

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Shall Issue: The New Wave of Concealed Handgun Permit Laws

Tennessee Law Review 62:3 [Spring, 1995] 679-757
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2016
Clayton E. Cramer and David B. Kopel
College of Western Idaho and Independence Institute

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Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy -- Table of Contents and Preface

Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy (2012)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2015
Fordham University School of Law, Independence Institute, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - School of Law and Oklahoma City University School of Law
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second amendment,militia,arms,gun,bear arms,federalism,individual right,collective right,firearm,firearms,tyranny,Federalist,Anti-Federalist,Madison,weapon,incorporation,free state,well regulated,Constitution,Bill of Rights,heller,mcdonald,miller,disarm,self-defence,self-defense,gun control,Ezell