On February 3, Professor Joseph A. MacDougald will present "The Supreme Court's Heller Decision and the Contours of the Second Amendment" at a community forum at Temple Beth Tikvah in Madison.
Professor MacDougald joined the law school as a visiting scholar and also has held a lecturer’s appointment to Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. He has a long history of local service as a town zoning commission member and chairman, and a town selectman in his hometown of Madison (CT), where he developed a strong interest in local environmental effects. He is a board member of the Madison Land Conservation Trust and has served as a board member or volunteered for other non-profit institutions. He researches and writes in the fields of environmental, energy, constitutional and land use law and has lectured at several academic and civic institutions.