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John Paul Stevens Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens on April 30, 2014. Photo by Diego M. Radzinschi/THE NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL

In a new law review article, retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens made a glancing reference to current-day partisanship, and reiterated his view that the Second Amendment pertains to regulated militias, not to an individual right to bear arms.

Stevens, active at age 99, made the remarks in the latest edition of the Michigan Law Review, reviewing a 2017 biography of James Madison by Harvard Law School professor Noah Feldman, titled “The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President.”

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Tony Mauro

Tony Mauro, based in Washington, covers the U.S. Supreme Court. A lead writer for ALM's Supreme Court Brief, Tony focuses on the court's history and traditions, appellate advocacy and the SCOTUS cases that matter most to business litigators. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter: @Tonymauro

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