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Title District of Columbia v. Heller : the right to bear arms case / Tom Streissguth.
Author Streissguth, Thomas, 1958-
Publication Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, [2011]
Copyright date ©2011
Description 112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Call # 344.7305 S
Series Landmark Supreme Court cases, gold edition
Landmark Supreme Court cases.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Trouble in the District of Columbia -- The road to the Supreme Court -- The context of the Constitution -- The original intent: individual v. collective rights -- The politics of a decision -- The court decides -- The impact of the decision.
Summary "A group of private gun-owners claimed new gun control laws passed by the District of Columbia violated their Second Amendment right to bear arms. This book examines the issues leading up to the case, the people involved in the case, and the present-day effects of the Court's decision"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Heller, Dick Anthony -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Firearms -- Law and legislation -- Washington (D.C.) -- Cases.
Gun control -- Washington (D.C.) -- Cases.
United States. Constitution. 2nd Amendment -- Cases.
ISBN 9780766034303

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