Duke Center for Firearms Law
Duke Law logo

About Jonah Skolnik

Master’s Student in Medieval Studies at Oxford University. See more: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonah-skolnik-54692388.

Written by Jonah Skolnik

Observations Regarding the Interpretation and Legacy of the Statute of Northampton in Anglo-American Legal History

Posted by on September 17, 2021

The Statute of Northampton of 1328 remains central to the current debate surrounding the limits and protections the Second Amendment provides to carry arms in public.[1] The Statute provided that “no man great nor small, of what condition soever he be, except the king’s servants in his presence…come before the King’s justices, or other of […]