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Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law, Yale Law School.  Bio: https://law.yale.edu/reva-siegel

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Gun Rights and Domestic Violence in Rahimi—Whose Traditions Does the Second Amendment Protect?

Posted by and on November 3, 2023

[This post previously ran as a guest post on the Balkanization blog here.] Since 1994, persons subjected by courts to qualifying domestic violence restraining orders have been prohibited from possessing a firearm under 18 U.S.C. § 922 (g)(8). In United States v. Rahimi, the Fifth Circuit declared that prohibition unconstitutional under the Second Amendment. On […]