From Hillsdale College:
First Principles on First Fridays
“The Meaning and Intent of the Second Amendment”
Edward J. Erler
March 6, 2009
Edward J. Erler is Professor of Political Science at California State University, San Bernardino, where he teaches courses in political philosophy and constitutional law. Dr. Erler is also a senior fellow of The Claremont Institute. He is the author of The American Polity: Essays on the Theory and Practice of Constitutional Government and co-author of The Founders on Citizenship and Immigration (2007). Having published widely in journals such as Interpretation, the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, and the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. Dr. Erler was a member of the California Advisory Commission on Civil Rights from 1988 to 2006 and served on the California Constitutional Revision Commission in 1996. He earned a B.A. from San Jose State University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in government from Claremont Graduate School.