Duke Law ’25, Duke Center for Firearms Law research assistant.
As has been discussed on the blog in recent months, many questions about Bruen’s application and scope remain unanswered. United States v. Rahimi represents the first opportunity for the Supreme Court to clarify the details of how Bruen’s test should be applied and to begin sorting out the disparate outcomes that have already emerged at […]
Seven amicus briefs were filed in support of the federal government’s petition for certiorari in United States v. Rahimi, which presents the question of whether 922(g)(8)—the federal ban on those subject to certain domestic-violence restraining orders possessing firearms—is constitutional under the Second Amendment. We previously covered the Fifth Circuit’s decision in Rahimi here and here. […]