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Watergate quiz

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:14
A quiz with 100 questions about the Watergate scandal

VIDEO: Armed resistance to genocide

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:14
Presentation on the armed resistance to genocide given to the Children of Jewish Holocaust Survivors.

Podcast: Libertarianism.org Episode 49

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 14:30
Topic: The right to keep and bear arms. Interview by Aaron Powell and Trevor Burrus. Soundcloud.com. 57 minutes.

Bonidy v. United States: The Second Amendment at the post office

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 14:47
Analysis of challenge to gun ban in post offices and parking lots. Washington Post.

VIDEO: Colorado Inside Out

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 13:30
Sept. 19, 2014

Amicus brief in support of petitioners Joel Esquenzi and Carlos Rodriguez.

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 13:20
Washington Legal Foundation and the Independence Institute amicus brief.

New Anti-Gun Strategies

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:42
“Assault weapon” bans have proved very unpopular — but the anti-gun lobbies aren’t giving up entirely.

Do American Police Departments Need Military Weapons from the Pentagon?

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:42
VIDEO: Cato Institute panel event

Colorado Inside Out

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:45
Sept. 5, 2014 episode

Nat Hentoff interview

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:45
Nat Hentoff talks about the current state of civil liberties.

From Razing a Village to Razing the Constitution: A Twenty-Year Retrospective on Waco

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 14:39
Reason Papers Vol. 36, no. 1. Co-authored with Paul H. Blackman.

VIDEO: Colorado Inside Out

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 15:55
August 22, 2014.

VIDEO: Colorado Inside Out

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:00
August 15 show.

Libertarian criticism of police militarization

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 14:38
Kopel's arguments and research against the militarization of law enforcement. Washington Post. Aug. 14, 2014.

The dangerous and controversial speakers of 1900 at the University of Michigan Law School

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 14:38
Guest speakers at the University of Michigan in 1900 incited controversies--and a riot. Washington Post. Aug. 13, 2014.

Pro-gun Milwaukee Sheriff defeats challenge from Bloomberg

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 14:26
Bloomberg spending fails to unseat pro-gun Milwaukee Sheriff. Washington Post.

VIDEO: NRA News - Cam and Company

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 15:07
The ruling in Palmer v DC making licensed handgun carry legal in the District of Columbia.

Kopel fills in on the Dan Calis Show

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 15:07
710 KNUS. Aug. 6, 2014.