Here are legal scholars who have also criticised the decision:
- Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III, Of Guns, Abortions, and the Unraveling Rule of Law, 95 Va. L. Rev. 253 (2009)
- Judge Richard A. Posner, In Defense of LoosenessThe Supreme Court and gun control.
- Shaman, Jeffrey M. The Wages of Originalist Sin: District of Columbia v. Heller
- Solum Lawrence B., DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA V. HELLER AND ORIGINALISM
- Potter, Robert L. A Caustic Critique of District of Columbia v Heller: An Extreme Makeover of the SecondAmendment
- Merkel, William "Heller as Hubris, and How McDonald v. City of Chicago May Well Change the Constitutional World As We Know It," 50 Santa Clara Law Review 1221 (2010). [403 KB PDF]
Merkel, William "The District of Columbia v. Heller and Antonin Scalia's Perverse Sense of Originalism," 13 Lewis and Clark Law Review 349 (2009).
» Cited in Breyer dissent: McDonald v. City of Chicago, Illinois (U.S. Supreme Court, June 28, 2010, p. 3).
- Merkel, William "Parker v. the District of Columbia and the Hollowness of Originalist Claims to Principled Neutrality," 18 George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal 251 (2008).
- Merkel, William "A Cultural Turn: Reflections on Recent Historical and Legal Writing on the Second Amendment," 17 Stanford Law & Policy Review 671 (2006).
- Merkel, William "Scottish Factors and the Origins of the Second Amendment: Some Reflections on David Thomas Konig's Rediscovery of the Caledonian Background to the American Right to Arms," 22 Law and History Review 169 (2004) (with Professor H. Richard Uviller).
- Merkel, William "Authors Reply to Commentaries on, and Criticisms of The Militia and the Right to Arms, Or, How the Second Amendment Fell Silent," 12 William and Mary Bill of Rights Law Journal 357 (2004) (with H. Richard Uviller).
- Merkel, William "To See Oneself as the Target of Justified Revolution: Thomas Jefferson and Gabriel's Uprising," 4 American Nineteenth Century History 1 (2003) (read abstract).
- Merkel, William "The Second Amendment in Context: The Case of the Vanishing Predicate," 76 Chicago-Kent Law Review 403 (2000) (with Professor H. Richard Uviller) (764 KB PDF; requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).
A libertarian critique on the topic Balko,Radley, A Hollow Victory? Assessing the real world impact of D.C. v. Heller
So far, all I see, Dimbo, is that you say that Five Supreme Court Justices have come up with a decision that has been subject to serious criticism in the legal community.