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Bell Ringer: McDonald v. Chicago and Local Gun Restrictions

McDonald v. Chicago

Attorney Erin Murphy explained the Supreme Court Case McDonald v. Chicago (2010) and its ruling. She also explained how the precedent in D.C. v. Heller related to this case.

Description

Attorney Erin Murphy explained the Supreme Court Case McDonald v. Chicago (2010) and its ruling. She also explained how the precedent in D.C. v. Heller related to this case.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Describe the precedent set in the D.C. v. Heller case.
  • What restrictions did the city of Chicago have on firearms?
  • What arguments did Chicago make in this case?
  • Describe the ruling in McDonald v. Chicago.

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Bear Arms
    • D. C. V. Heller
    • Due Process Doctrine
    • Enumerated
    • Gun Control
    • Incorporation
    • Jurisdictions
    • Mcdonald V. Chicago
    • Municipalities
    • Precedent
    • Second Amendment
    • Unconstitutional

    Topics

    Federalism and State IssuesGun Rights & Firearm LegislationSupreme Court Cases