2009 Firearms Law & The Second Amendment Symposium

2009 Firearms Law & The Second Amendment Symposium

National Rifle Association
National Rifle Association

Chicago, IL – -(AmmoLand.com)- The 2009 “Firearms Law & The Second Amendment Symposium” will be held on Saturday, September 12, at Northwestern University Law School, in Chicago, Illinois. This event will be sponsored by The NRA Foundation and the Northwestern University chapter of the Federalist Society.

Capitalizing on recent developments in our nation’s federal courts regarding the Second Amendment, panelists will discuss and debate current Second Amendment scholarship and related issues. The symposium will feature top Second Amendment scholars and attorneys, such as Profs. Nelson Lund of George Mason University, Nicholas Johnson of Fordham University, Michael O’Shea of Oklahoma City University, David Kopel of the Independence Institute (a frequent contributor to NRA magazines), historian Clayton Cramer, and more. Panelists will discuss key topics such as “original intent” versus the “living Constitution,” the scope and future of the Heller decision.

This event promises to present a thought provoking discussion of one of the most relevant and important freedoms in the Bill of Rights. Each Symposium registrant will receive a packet containing the panelists’ written materials on the subject- an excellent source for future reference. For guests who are attorneys, this year’s event may once again meet state requirements for continuing legal education. The event, including all materials, food and beverages, is free.

The Symposium will be held:

Saturday, September 12, 2009
Northwestern University School of Law
Thorne Auditorium
375 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
(Registration and continental breakfast from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.)

To register, please visit https://www.nraila.org/workshops/Symposium.aspx?ID=09chicago or call the NRA-ILA Grassroots Division at (800) 392-8683.

Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen’s group. Four million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and to advocate enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. The Association remains the nation’s leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military.