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Abstract

In the summer of 2008, the Supreme Court decided District of Columbia v. Heller, in which the court held for the first time that the Second Amendment protected an individual right to gun ownership. We were law clerks to Justice Antonin Scalia, who wrote the majority opinion, and Justice John Paul Stevens, who wrote the lead dissent.

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

5-31-2022

Source Publication

The New York Times

Keywords

Antonin Scalia, John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court, District of Columbia v. Heller

Disciplines

Constitutional Law | Legislation | Second Amendment | Supreme Court of the United States

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