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Blocher teaches and writes about constitutional law, especially the First and Second Amendments. His recent work has focused on free speech and on the developing legal regime regarding gun rights and gun control, and has been cited by many federal courts. Before joining the faculty at Duke, he practiced in the appellate group of O’Melveny & Myers, where he assisted the merits briefing for the District of Columbia in District of Columbia v. Heller. He is also interested in the death penalty, and has worked with many organizations committed to providing adequate resources for capital defendants.