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A Constitutional Conundrum of Second Amendment Commas

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 10, p. 469, 2007

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-103

14 Pages Posted: 26 Jul 2011  

William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: July, 26 2011

Abstract

Prompted by the court’s decision in Parker v. District of Columbia, this series of correspondence discusses the effect possible forms of punctuation may have on the Second Amendment. The article makes comments on the important grammars during the founding and also two possible writings of the Second Amendment that contain different sets of punctuation.

Keywords: Second Amendment, gun control

Suggested Citation

Van Alstyne, William W., A Constitutional Conundrum of Second Amendment Commas (July, 26 2011). Green Bag 2d, Vol. 10, p. 469, 2007; William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-103. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1895576

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