Tag: gun violence
The City’s Second Amendment
Dave Fagundes, Baker Botts LLP Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center
Darrell A. H. Miller, Melvin G. Shimm Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law
This Article addresses the question of the extent to which cities themselves have a right to bear arms. In addition to advancing the novel claim that cities themselves may assert rights to keep and bear arms, the Article also adds to the growing literature on municipal constitutional rights and the institutional framing of the Second Amendment in a post-Heller world.