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9 Aug, 2019

Supreme Court Sets Sights on Guns

2019-08-09T20:34:28-05:00August 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

After mass shootings in Texas and Ohio earlier this month, public pressure to reform gun laws has been largely focused on Congress and the President.  However, the Supreme Court appears poised to address two significant Second Amendment issues for the first time in a decade. Petition Stage: Sandy Hook Victims No. 19-168; Remington Arms v. [...]

17 Nov, 2009

Does the Right to Bear Arms Apply to the States?

2019-03-18T18:48:14-05:00November 17th, 2009|Tags: , , , , , |

Yesterday, the Petitioner’s merits brief and joint appendix were filed in perhaps the most watched case of this young Supreme Court Term. In McDonald v. City of Chicago, No. 08-1521, the Court will determine whether the Second Amendment right to bear arms is applicable against the states. The case has drawn notable interest from both [...]