Is There Anything "Fundamental" in the Right to Keep and Bear Arms? A Call for Parity in the Incorporation Doctrine

By Thomas H. Burrell
March 20, 2008
With the District of Columbia v. Heller decision set to arrive sometime in the summer of 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court will determine whether the District’s ban on handguns, in operation since 1976, is a violation of the Second Amendment. Its opinion will likely cut a new facet on the interpretation of Second Amendment—including, inevitably, incorporation....