Constitutional Law Keyed to Brest
McDonald v. City of Chicago
[The United States Supreme Court decided the case of United States v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008), holding that the Second Amendment applied to a handgun ban enacted in the District of Columbia because it was enacted under the authority of the federal government and that the ban violated the Second Amendment. Following this ruling, several lawsuits were filed against the cities of Chicago and Oak Park challenging their gun bans and claiming that the Second Amendment also applies to the states. The district court dismissed the suits, Plaintiffs appealed and the appellate court affirmed. The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari.]
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