It’s often said that the Second Amendment makes all the others possible.
Let’s take a step back.
The Second Amendment is good, I’ll admit. But as readers know, the Third Amendment is just as — if not more — important:
No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.
What’s more, what good is the First Amendment if a soldier is quartered at your desk while you try to blog?
So I was glad to see Prof. Glenn Reynolds highlight a symposium at U. Tennessee Law School on the Third Amendment:
Believe it or not, the Third Amendment sometimes comes up in court cases, still.
And I’m not the only one:
UPDATE: Prof. Reynolds has a new column at USA Today, Quartering spyware troops in the digital age.DONATE
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