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The Second Amendment In The New Supreme Court

The Civil Rights Practice Group

January 15, 2019

With not one but two new Justices, will the Roberts Court finally resolve the constitutional questions about the individidual right to carry firearms outside of the home, and whether states may enact so called “assault rifle” bans of America’s most commonly purchased rifles? The keynote address was delivered by Prof. Renée Lerner of The George Washington University Law School.

This event was livestreamed. Video is available on the agenda tab.

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8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast

The Second Amendment In The New Supreme Court

National Press Club
529 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20045

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9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Panel 1: Does the Right to Bear Arms Include a Right to Carry Handguns in Public?

The Second Amendment In The New Supreme Court

Topics: Civil Rights • Constitution • Criminal Law & Procedure • Second Amendment • Supreme Court
National Press Club
529 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20045

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With not one but two new Justices, will the Roberts Court finally resolve the constitutional questions about the individidual right to carry firearms outside of the home?

Featuring:

  • Stephen P. Halbrook, Senior Fellow, Independent Institute; and author of The Founders’ Second Amendment
  • Jonathan E. Taylor, Principal, Gupta Wessler PLLC; and author of amicus briefs on behalf of Everytown for Gun Safety
  • Moderator: Hon. Gregory Katsas, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • Introduction: Dean A. Reuter, General Counsel | Vice President & Director, Practice Groups, The Federalist Society

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10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Panel 2: Are Semiautomatic Rifles, aka “Assault Weapons,” Protected by the Second Amendment?

The Second Amendment In The New Supreme Court

Topics: Civil Rights • Constitution • Criminal Law & Procedure • Second Amendment • Supreme Court
National Press Club
529 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20045

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Event Video

Description

With not one but two new Justices, will the Roberts Court finally resolve the constitutional questions about whether states may enact so called “assault rifle” bans of America’s most commonly purchased rifles?

Featuring:

  • Jonathan Lowy, Vice President, Legal Action Project, at the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, author of The Right Not To Be Shot
  • Mark W. Smith, Presidential Scholar and Fellow in Law and Public Policy at the King’s College, Vice President, New York City Federalist Society, and New York Times bestselling author
  • Moderator: Dean A. Reuter, General Counsel | Vice President & Director, Practice Groups, The Federalist Society

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12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch and Keynote Address by Renée Lerner

The Second Amendment In The New Supreme Court

Topics: Civil Rights • Constitution • Criminal Law & Procedure • Second Amendment • Supreme Court
National Press Club
529 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20045

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Event Video

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Featuring:

  • Prof. Renee Lerner, Donald Philip Rothschild Research Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School
  • Introduction: Mark W. Smith, Presidential Scholar and Fellow in Law and Public Policy at the King’s College, Vice President, New York City Federalist Society, and New York Times bestselling author

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