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Understanding the Second Amendment: Gun Regulation in America Today & Yesterday

Understanding the Second Amendment: Gun Regulation in America Today & Yesterday

  • Report of the New York State Bar Association Task Force on Gun Violence

Contents at a Glance

Gun Violence in America / Suicide / Mass Shootings and Mental Health / Urban Violence / Intimate Partner Violence Against Women / Impact of Firearm Violence in All Forms / The Association’s Role / Public Education / Beyond the Law: Supporting Gun Violence Research / Organization of Report / District of Columbia v. Heller and the Current State of The Law / The History of the Second Amendment and Its Judicial Interpretation Before Heller / Beyond the Law: Missing Gun Violence Data

Product Description

PC: 4340/4340E

This publication explores the legal framework that governs ownership, possession and use of firearms, and the role of the courts. The New York State Bar Association’s Task Force on Gun Violence has sought to bring clarity to the legal issues that underlie the policy debates surrounding gun regulation as well as clarity to the debate itself. The three parts include a survey of the current law; a brief history of the Second Amendment; and a conclusion supporting non-partisan, scientific research, to enable informed decision making by lawmakers and others.

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Non-Member Price: $25.00
Table of Contents:
Published Date:
  • July 1, 2015
  • Book
Product Code:
  • 4340
  • 9781579694411
Page Count:
  • 140 pages