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Do Guns Make Us Free?

One of the most emotionally charged debates in the United States centers on the Second Amendment and the rights of citizens to bear arms. In his new book, Do Guns Make Us Free?: Democracy and the Armed Society (Yale University … Continue reading

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“Constitutional Surprises: What James Madison Got Wrong”

Author William A. Galston, an expert on domestic policy, political campaigns, will give the Jack Miller Center Constitution Day Initiative Lecture on “Constitutional Surprises: What James Madison Got Wrong” on Sept. 30 at 4:30 p.m. in McGuinn Auditorium. Galston holds the Ezra … Continue reading

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Constitutionalism and coercion

The Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence, a joint initiative of the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy and the Boston College Law School, will present a lecture by noted author and scholar Frederick Schauer, the David and Mary Harrison … Continue reading

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The Myth of Choice

BC Bookmarks first introduced you to The Myth of Choice: Personal Responsibility in a World of Limits, a new book by Boston College Law Professor Kent Greenfield, back in September shortly before its publication. Since then it has been showcased … Continue reading

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On the Constitution

Jack Rakove, one of the nation’s most respected scholars of the American Constitution, will discuss “Beyond Belief: The Radical Significance of the Free Exercise of Religion” on Sept. 15 at 4:30 p.m. in McGuinn Hall, room 121. Rakove, a professor of … Continue reading

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