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Videos

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.

Scholarship Series

For this series, we interview scholars with recent or forthcoming articles related to firearms law or the Second Amendment.

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.

We also recorded a talk among the Center Directors about the issues raised by Covid, particularly in connection with gun store closure orders.

Discussion Panels

As part of its efforts to bring scholars, practitioners, and community members together, the Center frequently hosts panel discussions on topics confronting firearms law.

Fall 2020 Symposium: The Second Amendment’s Next Chapter

This symposium, held on October 9, 2020 in coordination with the Northwestern University Law Review, explored the future of the Second Amendment. It has been over a decade since the Supreme Court decided a significant Second Amendment case and, with the new addition of Justice Kavanaugh to the bench, the Court could be ready to start a new chapter for the right to keep and bear arms. It examined, among other topics, the Second Amendment’s role in private and public spaces, the socio-political environment, and urban gun violence

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.