The Year of the Gun: Second Amendment Rights and the Supreme Court

4 Pages Posted: 17 Jan 2008  

Glenn Harlan Reynolds

University of Tennessee College of Law

Brannon P. Denning

Samford University - Cumberland School of Law

Abstract

This Essay looks at issues that the Supreme Court can duck - and those that it can't - in deciding the District of Columbia Second Amendment case, D.C. v. Heller. It also looks at political and institutional pressures placed on the Supreme Court by the Heller case.

Keywords: heller, parker, district of columbia, firearms, guns, second amendment

Suggested Citation

Reynolds, Glenn Harlan and Denning, Brannon P., The Year of the Gun: Second Amendment Rights and the Supreme Court. Texas Law Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1084924

Glenn Harlan Reynolds (Contact Author)

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Brannon P. Denning

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