State bill proposes right to carry concealed weapons on campus

A controversial bill in the Kansas House of Federal and State Affairs Committee would allow concealed carry permit holders to bring firearms onto college and university campuses.

The University Daily Kansan wrote:

Many supporters of the bill believe it is their constitutional right to carry firearms in public under the Second Amendment.

However, Richard Levy, University School of Law Professor of Constitutional Law, does not think current interpretations of the amendment call for concealed carry on campus.

Kansas into 'uncharted waters' with remap lawsuit

An Associated Press story on Kansas lawmakers' failure to redraw the state's political boundaries - forcing federal judges to intervene - featured Richard Levy, professor of law.

Hanna wrote:

Richard Levy, a professor of constitutional law at the University of Kansas, said the court's jurisdiction to draw lines derives from constitutional requirements for equal political representation.

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