High Court To Enter Gun Debate Again

Law360, New York (October 20, 2009, 1:09 PM EDT) -- As advocates and lawyers continue to debate the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court's headline-grabbing District of Columbia v. Heller decision in June 2008, the high court has accepted another contentious gun control case that could clear up a question the Heller case didn't answer — whether the Second Amendment applies to states and municipalities.

In late September, the Supreme Court agreed to hear McDonald v. City of Chicago, a lawsuit challenging the Windy City's handgun and automatic weapon prohibition.

While some lawyers say the impact...
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