Ian Ayres & John J. Donohue

5-8-03
Ian Ayres & John Donohue's Lack of data sharing etiquette

6-7-03
John Donohue's letter to the Columbus Dispatch

6-9-03
Plassmann and Whitley's statement on the Stanford Law Review Debate

6-12-03
Plassmann's take on the empirical issues involved in the debate

6-13-03
David N. Mayer's response to Donohue in the Columbus Dispatch & a review on The Bias Against Guns

7-25-03
Stanford Law Review's "Clarification" of Ayres and Donohue's Reply

8-20-03
Exchange over letter in St. Louis Post-Dispatch

10-14-03
Donohue's attack in the Wichita Eagle (Kansas)

11-30-04
Donohue withdraws from Thursday's University of Chicago debate on Guns with only two days to go

4-7-05
Debate with John Donohue at the University of Chicago is again canceled, this time with only six days to go

4-21-05
Letter in Thursday's WSJ

5-7-05
Abortion and Crime "debate" at the University of Chicago Scheduled for May 25th

5-10-05
John Donohue's inaccurate claims

7-24-2005
Revisiting John Donohue's cancelling of our gun debate last fall

11-24-2007
Copying is the sincerest form of flattery?

8-12-2008
"What Passes for Debate Among the Left in Academia"

10-28-2008
Guns Reduce Crime Debate sponsored by Intelligence Squared US

11-03-2008
Carlisle E. Moody and Thomas B. Marvell discuss Ayres and Donohue research

11-13-2011
Note on John Donohue's latest paper

4-01-2012
New paper: "Trust But Verify: Lessons for the Empirical Evaluation of Law and Policy"

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Cold Comfort, Economist John Lott discusses the benefits of guns--and the hazards of pointing them out.

An interview with John R. Lott, Jr. author of More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws

Some data not found at www.johnlott.org:

Updated Media Analysis of Appalachian Law School Attack

Since the first news search was done additional news stories have been added to Nexis:

There are thus now 218 unique stories, and a total of 294 stories counting duplicates (the stories in yellow were duplicates): Excel file for general overview and specific stories. Explicit mentions of defensive gun use increase from 2 to 3 now.

Journal of Legal Studies paper on spoiled ballots during the 2000 Presidential Election

Data set from USA Today, STATA 7.0 data set

"Do" File for some of the basic regressions from the paper