Firearms and Violence in American Law
In Bridging the Gap: A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform (Erik Luna ed., 2017 Forthcoming)
19 Pages Posted: 25 Mar 2017
Date Written: March 23, 2017
Questions about firearms ownership and use are significant elements of crime policy and constitutional law in the United States. Two important recent issues involving guns are the distinction between prevalence and incidence effects of gun ownership and the important contrast between private gun rights in households and in public spaces.
Keywords: Firearms, Violence, Second Amendment
JEL Classification: K14
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