Guns and the Law: Cases, Problems, and Explanation by Andrew J. McClurg,Brannon P. Denning

By Andrew J. McClurg,Brannon P. Denning

McClurg (a gun-regulation supporter) and Denning (a gun-rights supporter) practice their a long time of expertise learning firearms policy and gun violence during this balanced, reader-friendly casebook addressing the contentious problems with weapons in the USA. via instances, difficulties, and provocative notes and questions, the booklet explores present federal and state gun legislation, significant constitutional instances, post-Heller Second Amendment litigation, glossy self-defense ideas akin to Stand Your Ground legislation, civil legal responsibility, gun legislation in different international locations, felony ideas to gun violence, and problems with weapons and race, alienage, tradition, and gender. 

"In Guns and the Law, Andrew Jay McClurg and Brannon P. Denning carry a balanced and complete account of gun legislations and coverage within the usa. this is often an admirable fulfillment, particularly provided that a lot gun discourse fails to interact with, or maybe recognize, opposite arguments and facts. McClurg and Denning’s ebook not just conveys loads of historic, political, criminal, and sensible info, yet operationalizes that details by means of delivering a framework with which to appreciate and debate it. Guns and the Law could be a customary reference for students, scholars, and different readers—a great addition to a space of scholarship and discourse that desperately wishes extra voices like McClurg’s and Denning’s." — Joseph Blocher, Professor at Duke college tuition of Law

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