UC Berkeley School of Law Prof. Melissa Murray

Melissa Murray interviewed by Tavis Smiley, PBS, Dec. 7, 2015

“This is a constitution written in 1787 where the right to bear arms means something quite different than what it means today. … So I think that’s the question: Do we hew to this old view of the right and the context in which it was first enacted, or is this a situation where we have to take contemporary events into account when we think about what this right might mean in a contemporary society?”