Second Amendment and Gun Laws

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talked about his dissent in District of Columbia v. Heller, a case that held the Second… read more

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talked about his dissent in District of Columbia v. Heller, a case that held the Second Amendment protected an individual’s right to possess a firearm for traditionally lawful purposes. Following his speech he answered questions from the moderator on Citizens United v. FEC, the use of history in constitutional decision making, the value of oral arguments, and other topics. 

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Second Amendment and Gun Laws

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Program ID:
308809-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 15, 2012
Last Aired:
Oct 23, 2012

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  • Oct 15, 2012 | 12:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 15, 2012 | 8:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 16, 2012 | 1:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 16, 2012 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Oct 18, 2012 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 19, 2012 | 6:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 23, 2012 | 12:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 23, 2012 | 6:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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