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McDonald v. City of Chicago – Cert Granted SCOTUScast Debate

SCOTUScast 11-09-2009 featuring Kurt Lash, Nelson Lund, and Clark Neily

November 9, 2009

Clark Neily, Kurt T. Lash, Nelson Lund

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  McDonald v. City of Chicago - Pre-Argument SCOTUScast Debate - MP3
Running Time: 00:43:56

On September 30, 2009, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in the case of McDonald v. City of Chicago on the question of whether the the Due Process Clause or the Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment makes the Second Amendment applicable to the States and invalidates Chicago's ordinance prohibiting the possession of handguns in the home.

To discuss the Privileges or Immunities question, we have Institute for Justice Senior Attorney Clark Neily and Loyola Law School Professor Kurt Lash. George Mason University School of Law Professor Nelson Lund will moderate the discussion.

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Related Links

Getting Beyond Guns: Context for the Coming Debate over Privileges or Immunities by Clark M. Neily III & Robert J. McNamara
The Origins of the Privileges or Immunities Clause, Part I: 'Privileges and Immunities' as an Antebellum Term of Art by Kurt T. Lash

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