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Clayton E. Cramer is an historian who specializes in the history of weapons regulation, mental illness treatment, and Black history. His work has been cited in two U.S. Supreme Court decisions and more than a dozen federal appellate court decisions, state supreme court decisions, as well as federal and state district court decisions. He teaches at the College of Western Idaho.