DC v. Heller - Do we really have the right to bear arms now?

October 15, 2008, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law Room 175
Sponsored by: Federalist Society
Registration Cost: Free Food!
Stephen Halbrook is the author of the new book The Founders' Second Amendment and the annual Firearms Law Deskbook. Located in Fairfax, Virginia, he is lead counsel in suits against the Chicagoland gun bans, the District of Columbia semiautomatic handgun ban, and New Orleans'Katrina-era gun confiscations. He filed an amici curiae brief on behalf of 55 Senators and 250 Representatives in DC v. Heller, which cited his book Freedmen, the 14th Amendment, & the Right to Bear Arms. Halbrook argued and won three Supreme Court cases on firearm law issues, including Castillo v. US, Printz v. US, and US v. TC Arms. He received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Florida State University, taught at Howard University and George Mason University, and received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. His website is www.stephenhalbrook.com.