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...
Administrative Procedure Act
The Administrative Procedure Act (APA), Pub.L. 79–404, 60 Stat. 237, enacted June 11, 1946, is the United States federal statute that governs the way in which administrative agencies of...
Gun laws in South Dakota
Gun laws in South Dakota regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of South Dakota in the United States.South Dakota is a "shall issue" state for concealed carry. ...
Gun laws in the District of Columbia
Gun laws in the District of Columbia regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the American federal district of Washington, D.C.
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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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 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 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 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...
English administrative law
United Kingdom administrative law is a branch of UK public law concerned with the composition, procedures, powers, duties, rights and liabilities of public bodies that administer public policies. The ...
Gun laws in New Hampshire
Gun laws in New Hampshire regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of New Hampshire in the United States.
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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Gun laws in Alaska
The US state of Alaska has very permissive gun laws, and very few regulations regarding the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition compared to those in most of the continental United Sta...
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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Bill of Rights 1689
The Bill of Rights is an Act of the Parliament of England passed on 16 December 1689 in the wake of the Glorious Revolution. It was a restatement in statutory form of the Declaration of Right presente...
Gun laws in Oregon
Gun laws in Oregon regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of Oregon in the United States.In Oregon, the right to bear arms is protected by Article 1, Section 27...
Gun laws in Wyoming
Gun laws in Wyoming regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of Wyoming in the United States.According to the Office of the Attorney General of Wyoming, Wyoming s...
Gun laws in Wisconsin
Gun laws in Wisconsin regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of Wisconsin in the United States.
Gun laws in Connecticut
Gun laws in Connecticut regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of Connecticut in the United States. After the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December ...
Family law system in England and Wales
English family law concerns the law relating to family matters in England and Wales. Family law concerns a host of authorities, agencies and groups which participate in or influence the outcome of pri...
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