Right to keep and bear arms
The right to keep and bear arms (often referred to as the right to bear arms or to have arms) is the people's right to have their own arms for their defense as described in the philosophical and polit...
Gun politics in Canada
Gun politics in Canada is largely about registration. Handgun registration became law in 1934, and automatic firearms were added in 1951. In 1969, laws classified firearms as "non-restricted", "restri...
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Gun politics in Finland
In Finland there are 32 privately owned firearms per 100 civilians according to the Finnish Ministry of the Interior. By the end of 2006 there were more than 1.6 million licensed firearms. Averaged am...
Gun politics in Switzerland
Gun politics in Switzerland are unique in Europe. The vast majority of men between the ages of 20 and 30 are conscripted into the militia and undergo military training, including weapons training. The...
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English law
English law means the legal system of England and Wales.While Wales now has a devolved Assembly, any legislation which that Assembly passes is enacted in particular circumscribed policy areas defined ...
Scots law
Scots law is the legal system of Scotland. It is a hybrid or mixed legal system, containing civil law and common law elements, that traces its roots to a number of different historical sources. Toget...
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Law of the United States
The law of the United States comprises many levels of codified and uncodified forms of law, of which the most important is the United States Constitution, the foundation of the federal government of t...
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Firearm case law in the United States
Firearm case law in the United States is based on decisions of the Supreme Court and other federal courts. Each of these decisions deals with the Second Amendment (which is a part of the Bill of Right...
Gun law in the United States
Gun law in the United States is defined by a number of federal statutes. These laws regulate the manufacture, trade, possession, transfer, record keeping, transport, and destruction of firearms, ammun...
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Gun laws in the United States (by state)
Gun laws in the United States regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition. State laws vary, and are independent of existing federal firearms laws, although they are sometimes bro...
Second Amendment to the United States Constitution
The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms. The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that the right belongs to...
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Ninth Amendment to the United States Constitution
The Ninth Amendment (Amendment IX) to the United States Constitution, which is part of the Bill of Rights, addresses rights, retained by the people, that are not specifically enumerated in the Constit...
District of Columbia v. Heller
District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008), was a landmark case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held in a 5-4 decision that the Second Amendment to the United States Constitut...
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Gun laws in Virginia
Gun laws in Virginia regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of Virginia in the United States.
The Constitution of Virginia protects the right of the people ...
Code of Federal Regulations
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules and regulations (sometimes called administrative law) published in the Federal Register by the executive de...
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United States tort law
This article addresses torts in United States law. As such, it covers primarily common law. Moreover, it provides general rules, as individual states all have separate civil codes. There are three gen...
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United States Code
The Code of Laws of the United States of America (variously abbreviated to Code of Laws of the United States, United States Code, U.S. Code, or U.S.C.) is the official compilation and codification of ...
Trust law in England and Wales
English trust law concerns the creation and protection of asset funds, which are usually held by one person for someone else's benefit. Trusts were a creation of the English law of property and obliga...
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United States v. Cruikshank
United States v. Cruikshank, 92 U.S. 542 (1876) was an important United States Supreme Court decision in United States constitutional law, one of the earliest to deal with the application of the Bill ...
Gun violence
Gun violence is violence committed with the use of a gun (firearm or small arm). It may or may not be considered criminal. Criminal gun violence includes homicide (except when and where ruled justifia...
Gun laws in North Dakota
Gun laws in North Dakota regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of North Dakota in the United States.
Short title
The short title is the formal name by which a piece of primary legislation may by law be cited in the United Kingdom and other Westminster-influenced jurisdictions (such as Canada or Australia), as we...
Gun laws in Massachusetts
Gun laws in Massachusetts regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of Massachusetts in the United States.
Gun laws in Georgia
Gun laws in Georgia regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of Georgia in the United States.
On June 8, 2010, Senate Bill 308 was signed by Governor Sonny Pe...
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Gun laws in Iowa
Gun laws in Iowa regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of Iowa in the United States.On January 1, 2011, Iowa became a "shall issue" state for a permit to carry...
Gun laws in Illinois
Gun laws in Illinois regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of Illinois in the United States.To legally possess firearms or ammunition, Illinois residents must ...
Gun laws in Ohio
Gun laws in Ohio regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of Ohio in the United States.The Ohio constitution acknowledges the right to keep and bear arms. Ohio la...
Constitutional Convention (United States)
The Constitutional Convention (also known as the Philadelphia Convention, the Federal Convention, or the Grand Convention at Philadelphia) took place from May 25 to September 17, 1787, in Philadelphia...
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Gun laws in West Virginia
Gun laws in West Virginia regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of West Virginia in the United States.The Constitution of West Virginia protects the right of t...
United States contract law
United States contract law regulates the obligations established by agreement (express or implied) between private parties in US law. The law varies from state to state; there is no nationwide Federal...
Gun laws in New Jersey
Gun laws in New Jersey regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of New Jersey in the United States.