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CON LAW 2/9 McDonald v. Chicago notes If something is a fundamental right, it is incorporated by the court to be applicable to the states Substantive Rights vs. Procedural Rights Substantive: These rights give you the ability to do something For example, substantive rights give you the ability to own a gun Procedural: Outline fair procedures to ensure justice. Proper procedures must be gone through Heller Case Applies only to federal laws (D.C. is not a state) History is important to understand the context Context shows intent, and part of the intent was to have the
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Unformatted text preview: right of the people to keep and bear arms—the militia point is narrow The design is to injure and kill for the purpose of self-defense Self-defense is a fundamental right and liberty, and the history of our country must be examined to show this Self-defense was not just against the federal government, it was for citizens defending themselves against citizens, Native Americans etc. The government interest is not compelling enough to restrict liberty...
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  • Spring '12
  • Wechsler
  • Civil Rights, fundamental right, Substantive Rights vs, Outline fair procedures

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