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Courses Taught by James Astrachan

LEST-610 LEGAL TOPICS (3)

SECOND AMENDMENT: GUN CONTROL

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
185 8/21/2017 - 11/29/2017   AL 408 James Astrachan

This course to meet on the University's School of Law fall 2017 academic calendar: AUGUST 21- DECEMBER 15* AND CROSS-LISTS w/LAW795_522 (#4201). Permission of LEST program director required.


LAW-795 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LAW (1 - 3)

Section Dates Days/Times Location Instructor
522 8/21/2017 - 11/29/2017 Monday
5:45 PM-7:35 PM
AL 408 James Astrachan

This course delves into the Second Amendment and the landmark United States Supreme Court decision in District of Columbia v. Heller. To understand Heller, this course will discuss events leading up to the Bill of Rights that influenced the adoption of the Second Amendment. Gun control in the United States from colonial times to the present will also be examined, as will the effect of race on gun control.