Nearly all of the Center’s events are recorded and made publicly available. In addition to our regular periodic events, the Center has recently started several video interview series.
For this series, we interview scholars with recent or forthcoming articles related to firearms law or the Second Amendment.
- Jake Charles interviews Greg Wallace, Professor of Law, Campbell University Law School
- Jake Charles interviews Akram Faizer, Professor of Law, Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law
- Jake Charles interviews Greg Magarian, Thomas and Karole Green Professor of Law, Washington University St. Louis School of Law
- Jake Charles interviews Dru Stevenson, Professor of Law at South Texas College of Law-Houston
- Darrell Miller interviews Shawn Fields, Assistant Professor of Law at Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
- Joseph Blocher interviews Eric Ruben, Assistant Professor of Law at SMU Dedman School of Law
Covid & Guns Series
In this series, we talked with experts on various aspects of firearms law & policy about the role of guns in the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Jake Charles interviews Phil Cook, ITT/Sanford Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics and Sociology, Duke University
- Jake Charles interviews David Yamane, Professor of Sociology, Wake Forest University
- Jake Charles interviews Layla Soliman, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Atrium Health & Jack Rozel, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Adjunct Profess of Law, University of Pittsburgh
- Darrell Miller interviews Jennifer Carlson, Associate Professor, School of Sociology and School of Government & Public Policy, University of Arizona
- Jake Charles interviews Trent Steidley, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology, University of Denver
- Jake Charles interviews Jeff Swanson, Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine
- Jake Charles interviews Dave Kopel, Adjunct Professor of Advanced Constitutional Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
We also recorded a talk among the Center Directors about the issues raised by Covid, particularly in connection with gun store closure orders.
As part of its efforts to bring scholars, practitioners, and community members together, the Center frequently hosts panel discussions on topics confronting firearms law.
- May 5, 2020: Corpus Linguistics, Constitutional Interpretation, and the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
- March 2, 2020: Guns, Torts, and Market Regulation
- February 4, 2020: The Supreme Court’s Gun Docket
- December 23, 2019: The Second Amendment at the Supreme Court: A Conversation with Nina Totenberg
- November 1, 2019: Preventing Gun Violence with “Extreme Risk” Laws
- October 14, 2019: Guns and Domestic Violence: U.S. & International Human Rights Law Perspectives
- March 4, 2019: The Second Amendment & The Supreme Court
- February 28, 2019: The Second Amendment & The Prevention of Tyranny
Fall 2019 Symposium: Gun Rights & Regulation Outside the Home
The symposium on Guns Rights and Regulations Outside the Home on September 27, 2019 looked at the issues left open by the Supreme Court in District of Columbia v. Heller concerning whether and how the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms extends outside the home. Experts in the legal, historical, and empirical aspects of this question weighed in on the proper approach.