33 Pages Posted: 19 Jul 2015 Last revised: 23 Dec 2015
Date Written: July 17, 2015
Banning assault weapons would not achieve anything because, even assuming there is a satisfactory definition, they are functionally identical to most other semi-automatic firearms.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Jacobs, James, Why Ban 'Assault Weapons'? (July 17, 2015). 37 Cardozo L. Rev. (2015 Forthcoming) ; NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-24. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2632677