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Knives and the Second Amendment


Clayton E. Cramer


College of Western Idaho

Joseph Olson


Hamline University - School of Law

May 29, 2012


Abstract:     
Recent scholarship and decisions have recognized that firearms are protected by the Second Amendment, both from infringement by the federal government, as well as state and local governments. There has been little recent attention paid to the question of whether knives and other edged weapons are appropriately classified as “arms” that enjoy similar Second Amendment protection. This paper reopens the question in light of recent developments in Second Amendment jurisprudence.

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Date posted: June 30, 2012 ; Last revised: August 16, 2012

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Cramer, Clayton E. and Olson, Joseph, Knives and the Second Amendment (May 29, 2012). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2070313 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2070313

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Clayton E. Cramer (Contact Author)
College of Western Idaho ( email )
5500 East Opportunity Drive
Nampa, ID 83687
United States
Joseph Edward Olson
Hamline University - School of Law ( email )
1536 Hewitt Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55104-1237
United States
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