Cooley Law School (Part 2) – Episode #137

Thank you to everyone who e-mailed me about how much they enjoyed the first part of the symposium at Cooley Law School entitled “To Bear or Not to Bear: Guns in Educational Institutions.”. This is now the second part and I will be posting the final part as part of episode #138 in a week from this release date. The final part is actually the debate and I believe you will find It quite enjoyable no matter whether you’re for or against.

Remember to mark your calendars for September 23, 24th, and 25th 2011 for the 26th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference which will be held this year at the Hyatt Regency Chicago O’Hare Airport conference center.

Second Amendment Foundation has not yet posted registration on their website but please keep checking for one it is available.

In the last episode #136 the speakers were:

John Lott, visiting Senior Research Scientist at the University of Maryland College Park and author of More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws, Third Edition

James Manley, staff attorney with Mountain States Legal Foundation (argued on behalf of the state to challenge the University of Colorado’s ban on licensed concealed carry on campus).

John Johnson, Co-Director of the Campaign to Keep Guns off Campus and former Director of Iowans for the Prevention of Gun Violence (2000-2006).

In this episode the speakers were:

Josh Horwitz, Executive Director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.

Steven Dulan, Attorney and Gun Law Professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Dennis Henigan, Vice President for Law & Policy at the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and Director and Co-founder of its Legal Action Project.


Photos from the law school debate

Transcript of Part 2 (Word doc) (pdf)


Cooley Law School – Episode #136

Friday, February 4, 2011 I attended a symposium at the Thomas M Cooley Law school in Lansing Michigan. It was entitled” To Bear or Not to Bear: Guns In Educational Institutions” and I had permission to record the entire conference which included gun-control advocates and gun rights advocates.cooley

This is the first of three podcasts that you will get that will have audio from that day. In this episode you’ll get to hear from Prof. John Lott, James Manley, & John Johnson. The event moderator is Prof. Williams Wagner, Professor of Constitutional Law and Ethics.


Transcript of Part 1 (Word doc) (pdf)