Mark W. Smith

Mark W. Smith

Senior Fellow, Ave Maria School of Law and Host of the Four Boxes Diner Second Amendment Channel

Topics: Federalism & Separation of Powers • Criminal Law & Procedure • Civil Rights

Mark W. Smith is Visiting Fellow in Pharmaceutical Public Policy and Law in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Oxford; Presidential Scholar and a Senior Fellow in Law and Public Policy at The King’s College; and Distinguished Scholar and Senior Fellow of Law and Public Policy at the Ave Maria School of Law.

He is a constitutional attorney and Host of the Four Boxes Diner YouTube channel—which provides scholarly and historical analyses of the Second Amendment. Mark is also a New York Times bestselling author.   


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