A Critical Guide to the Second Amendment

38 Pages Posted: 6 Feb 2007


This Article surveys case law, history, and scholarship on the Second Amendment. Examining both "individual right" and "collective right" theorists, it synthesizes a so-called "Standard Model" of Second Amendment interpretation, and briefly addresses questions of what weapons might be protected under a more expansive treatment of the Second Amendment than exists today.

Keywords: second amendment, guns, constitution, firearms

Suggested Citation

Reynolds, Glenn Harlan, A Critical Guide to the Second Amendment. 62 Tenn. L. Rev. 461-511 (1995). , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=960788

Glenn Harlan Reynolds (Contact Author)

University of Tennessee College of Law ( email )

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