Second Amendment Penumbras: Some Preliminary Observations (Final)
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
February 9, 2012
Southern California Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 247, 2012
University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 169
With the Second Amendment now a working part of the Bill Of Rights in the wake of the Supreme Court's decisions in District of Columbia v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago, this brief Essay examines the likely extent of penumbral rights under the Second Amendment, as well as the possible effect on unenumerated rights in general of an enforceable right to arms.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 14
Keywords: second amendment, right to arms, keep and bear arms, guns, firearms, penumbras, griswold, heller, mcdonald, right to carry, in terrorem
Date posted: February 11, 2012 ; Last revised: February 22, 2012
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