Joseph Blocher


Works in Progress

  • Why Did Belgium Pay Leopold's Bonds? (October 11, 2019) (with others)
  • 'The Road I Can’t Help Travelling': Holmes on Truth and Persuasion (August 01, 2019)
  • Judicial Ideology and Second Amendment Doctrine (August 01, 2019) (with Eric Ruben)
  • ‘The Second Amendment is Not a Second-Class Right’: A Case Study in Constitutional Rhetoric (August 01, 2019) (with Eric Ruben)


Articles and Essays

Issues Edited

  • Law and Markets, 80 Law & Contemporary Problems (No. 1, 2017) (with Kimberly D. Krawiec)

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • Symposium: Disrupting the Consensus on Second Amendment Doctrine Would be a Mistake, SCOTUSblog (November 20, 2019) (with Eric Ruben)
  • Sure, Trump Can Buy Greenland. But Why Does He Think It’s up to Denmark?, Politico Magazine (August 23, 2019) (with Mitu Gulati)
  • The “Handgun Article” in Justice Powell’s Papers, Second Thoughts (August 08, 2019)
  • What Firearms Law and Regulatory Scholarship Can Learn from Each Other, The Regulatory Review (November 08, 2018) (with Darrell A.H. Miller)
  • If Countries Won’t Take Refugees for Moral Reasons, Let’s Give Them Financial Incentives, Quartz (April 06, 2018) (with Mitu Gulati)
  • The Fourth Circuit's "Assault Weapons" Ruling: Alternative Holdings and Alternative Weapons, ACSblog (February 27, 2017)
  • Speech, Guns and Docs v. Glocks, ACSblog (February 24, 2017)
  • Court-hacking Comes to North Carolina, News & Observer (November 19, 2016) (with Neil Seigel)
  • We Can Regulate Guns at the Local Level, Too, New York Times (December 10, 2015)
  • Guest Post: Ukraine and Russia-You Break It, You Bought It, (February 04, 2015) (with Mitu Gulati)