Symposium: District of Columbia v. Heller

George Mason Student Chapter

The Mason Law Federalist Society and American Constitution Society are co-hosting a symposium regarding the important recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in District of Columbia v. Heller.

Opening Remarks (5:00-5:15) 

  • Clark Neily, Institute for Justice

Panel #1 - Looking Ahead to 2nd Amendment Litigation after Heller (5:15-6:05)

  • Professor Alan Morrisson, American University
  • Professor Jeffrey Shaman, DePaul University
  • Steven Halbrook, Attorney At Law
  • David Gossett, O'Melveny & Meyers, (Moderator)

Panel #2 - Looking Back at the History of the 2nd Amendment (6:05-7:00)

  • Professor Nelson Lund, George Mason Law
  • David Kopel, Independence Institute
  • Matt Shors, O'Melveny & Meyers
  • Professor Joyce Malcolm, George Mason Law, (Moderator)

Panel #3 - The Policy Debate: More Guns? Less Crime? (7:05-8:00)

  • Dennis Henigan, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
  • John Frazer, National Rifle Association
  • Clark Neily, Institute for Justice
  • Ilya Shapiro, Cato Institute, (Moderator)

CLE Credit Available

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