ERIC Number: EJ514658
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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United States v. Lopez and the Demise of the Gun-Free School Zones Act: Legislative Over-Reaching or Judicial Nit-Picking?
Russo, Charles J.
West's Education Law Quarterly, v4 n3 p508-20 Jul 1995
In "United States v.Lopez," a highly fractured United States Supreme Court, in a five-to-four ruling that generated six different opinions, affirmed that Congress had exceeded its authority in adopting the Gun-Free School Zones Act. Provides an in-depth examination of the Court's ruling and concludes with an analysis of the legal issues surrounding this case. (72 footnotes) (MLF)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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