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Saul Cornell

Saul Cornell, is the Paul and Diane Guenther Chair in American History at Fordham University, a former Professor of history at Ohio State University and the former Director of the Second Amendment Research Center at the John Glenn Institute.[1]

He received a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1989 [2] and is now one of the nation’s leading authorities on early American constitutional thought.[3]

He is the author of The Other Founders: Anti-Federalism and the Dissenting Tradition in America (1999) and A Well-Regulated Militia: the Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America (2006). He is also the co-author of many other publications, including the text book Visions of America: A History of the United States (2009). Recently, he authored an article on Salon regarding the 2011 Tucson shooting and Gun Control. [4]

In addition to book writing, he has contributed to numerous Amicus curiae briefs in court cases involving the 2nd Amendment.[5] Most notably, he is the co-author of an Amicus Brief filed in District of Columbia v. Heller.[6]


  1. ^ by Saul Cornell - Barnes&Noble.comA Well-Regulated Militia
  2. ^ Saul Cornell - Curriculum Vitae
  3. ^ Saul Cornell - Fordham University Faculty
  4. ^ "What the "right to bear arms" really means" by Saul Cornell
  5. ^ Saul Cornell - Curriculum Vitae
  6. ^ Brief in Support of Petitioner

External links

  • Saul Cornell - Google Books
  • Saul Cornell - Fordham University Faculty
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