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Criminal Law Keyed to Abrams
Caetano v. Massachusetts
Citation:136 S.Ct. 1027, 194 L.Ed.2d 99 (2016)
Caetano (Defendant) was prosecuted for violating a state law prohibiting the possession of stun guns. The Massachusetts Supreme Court upheld the law as consistent with the Second Amendment, finding that it was not the type of weapon contemplated by Congress in 1789 as being protected by the Second Amendment. Caetano filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court.
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