March 24, 2008
Sponsored by the Duke Law Federalist Society and the Program in Public Law
Robert A. Levy, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute and co-counsel for the plaintiff gun-owners in District of Columbia v. Heller, discusses the legal issues implicated in the case and then opens the floor to questions. Heller, argued on March 18, 2008, is the first Supreme Court case to consider seriously gun-ownership rights in the context of the Second Amendment since 1939.
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District of Columbia v. Heller: The Right of the People to Keep and Bear Arms
March 24, 2008
Blocher argues for creation of interstate market for sovereign territory in the U.S.
Professor Joseph Blocher argues that the unique relationship between state sovereignty and state territory in the United States creates threads—mobile state borders and active markets for public land and sovereign functions—that can and should be woven together to create an interstate market for sovereign territory.University of Pennsylvania Law Review
Duke Law teams with Duke Dining Services to select new cafe vendor
Representatives of Duke Law faculty, staff, and students will participate in the selection of a new vendor to operate the second-floor café.
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