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The Faces Of The Second Amendment Outside The Home, Take Two: How We Got Here And Why It Matters, Patrick J. Charles 2016 Cleveland State University

The Faces Of The Second Amendment Outside The Home, Take Two: How We Got Here And Why It Matters, Patrick J. Charles

Cleveland State Law Review

Since the late twentieth century, the Second Amendment has been increasingly promoted as the unfettered right to carry firearms in the public concourse. This expansive meaning, however, lacks historical support. Historical evidence reveals a disparity between the Anglo-American origins of armed carriage laws and present-day interpretations of the Second Amendment. The historical backdrop also reveals the impact pro-gun organizations have had on the expansion of armed carriage. Differences in state armed carriage laws, analyzed from both historical and regional perspectives, will one day require the Supreme Court to determine which version of history should dictate the meaning of the Second ...


Obama's Executive Order On Guns Is Mostly Political Theater, Timothy D. Lytton 2016 Georgia State University College of Law

Obama's Executive Order On Guns Is Mostly Political Theater, Timothy D. Lytton

Timothy D. Lytton

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Up In Arms: The Hunt To Define The Second Amendment's Scope, Holly E. Jones 2016 Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Up In Arms: The Hunt To Define The Second Amendment's Scope, Holly E. Jones

Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal

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The Real Danger Of Guns In Schools, Sonja R. West 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

The Real Danger Of Guns In Schools, Sonja R. West

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This article that first appeared at Slate.com on March 22, 2016, looks at Georgia's "Campus Carry" Legislation. This legislation permits "any [firearm] license holder when he or she is in or on any building or real property owned by or leased to any public technical school, vocational school, college, university, or other institution of postsecondary education."


History, Heller, And High-Capacity Magazines: What Is The Proper Standard Of Review For Second Amendment Challenges?, Lindsay Colvin 2016 Fordham University School of Law

History, Heller, And High-Capacity Magazines: What Is The Proper Standard Of Review For Second Amendment Challenges?, Lindsay Colvin

Fordham Urban Law Journal

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Second Amendment Standards Of Review In A Heller World, Nelson Lund 2016 George Mason University School of Law

Second Amendment Standards Of Review In A Heller World, Nelson Lund

Fordham Urban Law Journal

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The Great Gun Control War Of The Twentieth Century—And Its Lessons For Gun Laws Today, David B. Kopel 2016 Denver University, Sturm College of Law

The Great Gun Control War Of The Twentieth Century—And Its Lessons For Gun Laws Today, David B. Kopel

Fordham Urban Law Journal

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Gun Control After Heller And Mcdonald: What Cannot Be Done And What Ought To Be Done, Gary Kleck 2016 Florida State University

Gun Control After Heller And Mcdonald: What Cannot Be Done And What Ought To Be Done, Gary Kleck

Fordham Urban Law Journal

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Heller, Mcdonald, And Murder: Testing The More Guns = More Murder Thesis, Don B. Kates, Carlisle Moody 2016 College of William & Mary

Heller, Mcdonald, And Murder: Testing The More Guns = More Murder Thesis, Don B. Kates, Carlisle Moody

Fordham Urban Law Journal

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Rights Versus Duties, History Department Lawyering, And The Incoherence Of Justice Stevens’S Heller Dissent, Nicholas J. Johnson 2016 Fordham University School of Law

Rights Versus Duties, History Department Lawyering, And The Incoherence Of Justice Stevens’S Heller Dissent, Nicholas J. Johnson

Fordham Urban Law Journal

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Why Can't We Be Like France? How The Right To Bear Arms Got Left Out Of The Declaration Of Rights And How Gun Registration Was Decreed Just In Time For The Nazi Occupation, Stephen P. Halbrook 2016 Fordham Law School

Why Can't We Be Like France? How The Right To Bear Arms Got Left Out Of The Declaration Of Rights And How Gun Registration Was Decreed Just In Time For The Nazi Occupation, Stephen P. Halbrook

Fordham Urban Law Journal

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Gun Control And The Second Amendment: Developments And Controversies In The Wake Of District Of Columbia V. Heller And Mcdonald V. Chicago, Harris Fischman 2016 United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York

Gun Control And The Second Amendment: Developments And Controversies In The Wake Of District Of Columbia V. Heller And Mcdonald V. Chicago, Harris Fischman

Fordham Urban Law Journal

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The (New) New Judicial Federalism: State Constitutions And The Protection Of The Individual Right To Bear Arms, Michael B. de Leeuw 2016 Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

The (New) New Judicial Federalism: State Constitutions And The Protection Of The Individual Right To Bear Arms, Michael B. De Leeuw

Fordham Urban Law Journal

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The Right To Carry Firearms Outside Of The Home: Separating Historical Myths From Historical Realities, Saul Cornell 2016 Fordham University

The Right To Carry Firearms Outside Of The Home: Separating Historical Myths From Historical Realities, Saul Cornell

Fordham Urban Law Journal

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The Second Amendment In Historiographical Crisis: Why The Supreme Court Must Reevaluate The Embarrassing “Standard Model” Moving Forward, Patrick J. Charles 2016 Fordham Law School

The Second Amendment In Historiographical Crisis: Why The Supreme Court Must Reevaluate The Embarrassing “Standard Model” Moving Forward, Patrick J. Charles

Fordham Urban Law Journal

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Toward A Future, Wiser Court: A Blueprint For Overturning District Of Columbia V. Heller, Richard F. Aborn, Marlene Koury 2016 Constantine Cannon

Toward A Future, Wiser Court: A Blueprint For Overturning District Of Columbia V. Heller, Richard F. Aborn, Marlene Koury

Fordham Urban Law Journal

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Who Gets To Determine If You Need Self Defense?: Heller And Mcdonald's Application Outside The House, Elizabeth Beaman 2016 Seton Hall University

Who Gets To Determine If You Need Self Defense?: Heller And Mcdonald's Application Outside The House, Elizabeth Beaman

Seton Hall Circuit Review

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Florida's Stand Your Ground Regime: Legislative Direction, Prosecutorial Discretion, Public Pressures, And The Legitimization Of The Criminal Justice System, Mary Elizabeth Castillo 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Florida's Stand Your Ground Regime: Legislative Direction, Prosecutorial Discretion, Public Pressures, And The Legitimization Of The Criminal Justice System, Mary Elizabeth Castillo

Journal of Legislation

This note seeks to examine the tripartite relationship between legislative delegation, prosecutorial discretion, and public pressures in the context of Florida's "Stand Your Ground" regime. In the context of high profile criminal cases, a prosecutor faces significant public and political pressures that may influence her exercise of discretion in that case. Ultimately, Castillo argues that when a prosecutor succumbs to these pressures, it undermines her expertise, experience and exercise of discretion, and undercuts the legitimacy of the criminal justice system as a whole.


The Absurd Logic Behind Florida’S Docs Vs. Glocks Law, Dahlia Lithwick, Sonja R. West 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

The Absurd Logic Behind Florida’S Docs Vs. Glocks Law, Dahlia Lithwick, Sonja R. West

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This article published at Slate.com on January 8, 2016, reviews the Wollschlaeger v. Governor of the State of Florida case in which the Florida legislature passed a law that bars health care workers from discussing or recording anything about their patients’ gun ownership or safety practices that could be deemed in bad faith, irrelevant, or harassing.


How An Acoustic Sensor Can Catch A Gunman, 32 J. Marshall J. Info. Tech. & Privacy L. 211 (2016), Amanda Busljeta 2016 John Marshall Law School

How An Acoustic Sensor Can Catch A Gunman, 32 J. Marshall J. Info. Tech. & Privacy L. 211 (2016), Amanda Busljeta

The John Marshall Journal of Information Technology & Privacy Law

Conversations said in public do not have an expectation of privacy, and therefore, the ShotSpotter does not violate the right to privacy. This comment will address the following: a) ShotSpotter technology is a necessity in all neighborhoods; b) ShotSpotter does not violate an individual’s expectation of privacy; c) the need for ShotSpotter outweighs the cost of the device; and e) regulations and economic solutions will allow cities to use ShotSpotter while still protecting the individual’s privacy rights.


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