The Yale Law Journal

Saul Cornell


Firearm Regionalism and Public Carry: Placing Southern Antebellum Case Law in Context

Eric Ruben & Saul Cornell

Introduction During recent oral arguments in Peruta v. County of San Diego, a case being reconsidered en banc in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, former Solicitor General Paul Clement turned to what may appear an unusual guide for interpreting the scope of the Second Amendm…