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State Regulation of Firearms in a Heller World

The New Jersey Lawyers Chapter

Start : Thursday, May 30, 2013 06:00 PM

End : Thursday, May 30, 2013 08:00 PM


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Location:
The Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ

Featured Speakers:
Nelson Lund

Description:

Speaker:

  • Nelson Lund, Professor, George Mason University Law School

In District of Columbia v. Heller, the Supreme Court recognized the Second Amendment right of individuals to keep and bear arms, and struck down a ban on civilian possession of handguns. The lower courts have since confronted numerous challenges to less restrictive regulations.

Professor Nelson Lund of George Mason University Law School will be discussing the various ways that Heller and McDonald have been interpreted by the lower courts, with special attention to issues that have arisen after Sandy Hook, such as bans on so-called assault weapons and high capacity magazines.

Registration details:

Reception from 6:00 to 7:00
Address from 7:00 to 8:00

CLE credit approved. Appetizers will be served.

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