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Professor of Law, Georgia State University.  See profile: https://law.gsu.edu/profile/eric-j-segall/

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The Futility of Originalist Analysis in Second Amendment Cases

Posted by on May 1, 2020

In his dissent to the Supreme Court’s dismissal of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York on grounds of mootness, Justice Alito wrote the following about the merits of the case: “neither the City, the courts below, nor any of the many amici supporting the City have shown that municipalities […]