Jack Rakove

Professor of Political Science, Stanford University

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Professor of Political Science at Stanford University; 1997 Pulitzer Prize-winner in History for Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution

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Today the  US Supreme Court heard arguments  that have been percolating for more than 200 years on the meaning of these 27 words: "a well-regulated militia, being necessary to the…

The Supreme Court Considers the Right to Bear Arms

Today the US Supreme Court heard arguments that have been percolating for more than 200 years on the meaning of these 27 words: "a well-regulated militia, being necessary to the…

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