Active Liberty and the Second Amendment. The media and politics:

In today's Legal Times, I have an article which applies Justice Stephen Breyer's methodology in his book "Active Liberty" to the Second Amendment. The article argues that the interpretive approach of Active Liberty helps to understand why both clauses of the Second Amendment point to a meaningful individual right for the 21st century.

In a column for Saturday's Rocky Mountain News, I offered readers some tips for following politics in the new media environment. Some of the suggestions will be familiar to readers who know the Internet well. But at least one may not be: There is no subsitute for going to listen to a candidate speak in person.