17 Pages Posted: 15 Aug 2011 Last revised: 10 Nov 2011
Date Written: August 14, 2011
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 of an enforceable right to arms.
Keywords: second amendment, right to arms, keep and bear arms, guns, firearms, penumbras, griswold
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Reynolds, Glenn Harlan, Second Amendment Penumbras: Some Preliminary Observations (August 14, 2011). University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 162. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1909617 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1909617