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“Die Schweiz – immer auf Seiten der Freiheit,” STAB-Preis 2002 für Stephen P. Halbrook und Angelo M. Codevilla (Stiftung für Abendländische Besinnung Zürich, 2002), 27-33.2002Switzerland
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“No Controlling Legal Authority,” America’s 1st Freedom, November/December 2000, 14.2000Firearms Law and Precedent
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“‘Plain Text,’” The Volokh Conspiracy, December 13, 2022.2022Firearms Law and Precedent
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“Securing Civil Rights,” America’s First Freedom, Oct. 2010, 46-50.2010Firearms Law and Precedent
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“The Sensitive Places Issue in New York Rifle,”The Volokh Conspiracy, Nov. 8, 2021 (with David Kopel).2021Firearms Law and Precedent
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“Should Courts Appoint Historians as Experts in Second Amendment Cases?,” The Volokh Conspiracy, December 15, 2022.2022Firearms Law and Precedent
“Should the Fifth Circuit Reconsider Rahimi En Banc?,” The Volokh Conspiracy, Mar. 15, 2023.2023Firearms Law and Precedent
“Some of the World’s Most Powerful Banks Push Policies Circumventing Constitution and Federal Laws,” Los Angles Times, September 13, 2018.2018Firearms Law and Precedent
“Stephen Halbrook Guest-Blogging on Second Amendment Law,” The Volokh Conspiracy, December 12, 2022.2022Firearms Law and Precedent
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“Swiss Mess: Homeland Defense, the Wrong Way” (with Dave Kopel & Carlo Stagnaro), National Review Online (October 30, 2001).2001Switzerland
“Swiss Schuetzenfest,” American Rifleman, 46-47, 74-75 (May 1993).1993Switzerland
“Switzerland’s Feldschiessen,” Gun Digest 20-26 (1996/50th Annual Edition).1996Switzerland
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“What Firearms Have ‘Common-Use’ Protections?,” America’s 1st Freedom, May 22, 2022.2022Firearms Law and Precedent
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“What Will the U.S. Supreme Court Decide?,” America’s 1st Freedom, Jan. 2, 2022.2022Firearms Law and Precedent
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“Where Kids and Guns Do Mix,” The Wall Street Journal, June 10, 1999, A26. Spanish-language version: “Donde los Niños las Armas se Entremezclan.”1999Switzerland
“Why Switzerland?” Current Concerns, April 2000, 3-4.2000Switzerland
“Will the Second Amendment Survive Coronavirus?,” National Review, Mar. 30, 2020, and Independent Institute, Mar. 31, 2020.2020Firearms Law and Precedent
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