By Andrew J. McClurg,Brannon P. Denning
McClurg (a gun-regulation supporter) and Denning (a gun-rights supporter) practice their many years of expertise learning firearms policy and gun violence during this balanced, reader-friendly casebook addressing the contentious problems with weapons in the United States. via circumstances, difficulties, and provocative notes and questions, the ebook explores present federal and state gun legislation, significant constitutional circumstances, post-Heller Second Amendment litigation, sleek self-defense principles akin to Stand Your Ground legislation, civil legal responsibility, gun legislation in different nations, felony recommendations to gun violence, and problems with weapons and race, alienage, tradition, and gender.
"In Guns and the Law, Andrew Jay McClurg and Brannon P. Denning carry a balanced and accomplished account of gun legislations and coverage within the usa. this can be an admirable success, specifically on condition that loads gun discourse fails to have interaction with, or perhaps recognize, opposite arguments and proof. McClurg and Denning’s booklet not just conveys loads of historic, political, felony, and functional details, yet operationalizes that info by means of supplying a framework with which to appreciate and debate it. Guns and the Law should be a customary reference for students, scholars, and different readers—a welcome boost to a space of scholarship and discourse that desperately wishes extra voices like McClurg’s and Denning’s." — Joseph Blocher, Professor at Duke college tuition of Law