LAW 697

Gun Rights and Regulation

Constitutional & Public Law, Criminal Justice, Public Interest Law

This seminar will focus on the right to keep and bear arms.  We will examine the philosophical and historical origins of the arms right; the controversy over the original meaning of the Second Amendment; the right to bear arms jurisprudence under state constitutional law; the reasoning and implications of the landmark Supreme Court decision in District of Columbia v. Heller and NYSRPA v. Bruen; and the various issues of firearms law currently being considered in the courts.

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