36 Hous. L. Rev. 1713 (1999)
New Courtroom Strategies Regarding Firearms: Tort Litigation against Firearm Manufacturers and Constitutional Challenges to Gun Laws

handle is hein.journals/hulr36 and id is 1725 raw text is: ARTICLE
NEW COURTROOM STRATEGIES
REGARDING FIREARMS:
TORT LITIGATION AGAINST FIREARM
MANUFACTURERS AND CONSTITUTIONAL
CHALLENGES TO GUN LAWS
Jon S. Vernick* and Stephen P. Teret
Table of Contents
I.   INTRODUCTION ................................................................... 1714
II. FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES TO LAWS
REGULATING FmEARMS ..................................................... 1717
A     The Second Amendment ............................................ 1717
B.   Beyond the Second Amendment ................................ 1719
1.   Federalism and the Commerce Clause ............... 1720
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins
School of Public Health; Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy
and Research; Co-Director, JD/MPH Joint Degree Program at Johns Hopkins School
of Public Health and Georgetown University Law Center, B-AL, Johns Hopkins
University;, J.D., George Washington University;, M.P.I-L, Johns Hopkins School of
Public Health.
Professor of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of
Public Health; Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research;
Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Co-Director, JD/MPH
Joint Degree Program at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Georgetown
University Law Center; B-A., St. Lawrence University;, J.D., Brooklyn Law School;
M.P.H., Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
The authors wish to thank Amy Schofield, JD/MPH candidate at the Johns
Hopkins School of Public Health and Georgetown University Law Center, for her
research assistance, and Julie Dugan, J.D. Research Associate at the Johns Hopkins
School of Public Health, for her helpful comments. We also wish to acknowledge the
Joyce Foundation, of Chicago, Illinois, for its generous support of the Johns Hopkins
Center for Gun Policy and Research.

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