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The militia and the right to arms, or, How the Second Amendment fell silent

by H. Richard Uviller

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, N.C, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States.,
  • Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • United States -- Militia.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementH. Richard Uviller, William G. Merkel.
    ContributionsMerkel, Wm. G.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p. :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18479264M
    ISBN 100822330318, 0822330172

    Get this from a library! The militia and the right to arms, or, How the Second Amendment fell silent. [H Richard Uviller; William G Merkel] -- "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."--Amendment II, United States ConstitutionThe Second. Review of The Militia and the Right to Arms, or How the Second Amendment Fell Silent, by H. Richard Uviller & William G. Merkel. 81 North Carolina Historical Review (). "Finality with Ambivalence: The American Death Penalty's Uneasy History.".

    (the Second Amendment guarantees no right to keep and bear a firearm that does not have "some reasonable relationship to the preservation or efficiency of a well regulated militia"); United States v. Three Winchester Caliber Lever Action Carbines, F.2d , . With the demise of organized militias, they contend, the right lost any relevance to constitutional adjudication. In this essay, I evaluate the case made for this historical claim by Richard Uviller and William Merkel in their book, “The Militia and the Right to Arms, or, How the Second Amendment Fell Silent.”.

    Merkel is the author, with the late Richard Uviller, of The Militia and the Right to Arms, Or, How the Second Amendment Fell Silent (Duke University Press, ). He taught American history at Oxford University from and Comparative Introduction to American Law to foreign trained LL.M. students at Columbia Law School from putting the second amendment to sleep h. richard uviller william g. merkel the militia and the right to arms, or, how the second amendment fell silent duke david c. williams the mythic meanings of the second amendment: taming political violence in a constitutional republic yale nelson lund s uppose that the federal govern-.


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CRITICISMS OF THE MILITIA AND THE RIGHT TO ARMS, OR, HOW THE SECOND AMENDMENT FELL SILENT' H. Richard Uviller & William G. Merkel* INTRODUCTION We are happy to have the opportunity to respond to some of the comments offered by our critics.2 Indeed, we are grateful for the criticism that hits the mark, and much of it does.

James Madison, insaid before the explicit language of the 2nd Amendment had been ratified (emphasis added) that the "right of the people to keep and bear arms .William G.

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