DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED: The Second Amendment: A Biography

DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED: The Second Amendment: A Biography

Michael Waldman, Brennan Inst.


On-line on Zoom
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 - 7:00pm
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LWVMI Firearm Safety Network Hosts a Public Forum discussing the Second Amendment with Michael Waldman,  President and CEO of The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law.  

The LWVMI Firearm Safety Network is pleased to present a virtual public forum with Michael Waldman, President, and CEO of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law.  The presentation will focus on his book, The Second Amendment: A Biography.  

 Does this much quoted amendment forbid any kind of firearm restrictions?  Waldman, a constitutional lawyer and writer who is an expert on the presidency and American democracy and a member of the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States in 2021, offers a historical perspective. Please share this registration link:

 A nonpartisan law and policy institute that focuses on improving systems of democracy and justice, the Brennan Center is a leading national voice on voting rights, money in politics, criminal justice reform, and constitutional law. Waldman has led the Center since 2005. 

 Publishers Weekly called his book, The Second Amendment: A Biography, “the best narrative of its subject.” In the New York Times, Joe Nocera called it “rigorous, scholarly, but accessible.” The Los Angeles Times wrote, “[Waldman’s] calm tone and habit of taking the long view offers a refreshing tonic in this most loaded of debates.” In a Cardozo Law Review symposium devoted to the book, a historian wrote, “The Second Amendment is, without doubt, among the best efforts at melding constitutional history and constitutional law on any topic — at least since the modern revival of originalism two generations ago.”

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