District of Columbia v. Heller: The Right of the People to Keep and Bear Arms

March 24, 2008Duke Law News

March 24, 2008
Sponsored by the Duke Law Federalist Society and the Program in Public Law

Robert A. Levy, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute and co-counsel for the plaintiff gun-owners in District of Columbia v. Heller, discusses the legal issues implicated in the case and then opens the floor to questions. Heller, argued on March 18, 2008, is the first Supreme Court case to consider seriously gun-ownership rights in the context of the Second Amendment since 1939.

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