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- n. A small coin formerly current in Germany, struck in silver and in copper, and worth about a farthing.
- n. A modern Austriau coin, the one-hundredth part of a crown.
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- n. United States novelist whose best known work was a black comedy inspired by his experiences in the Air Force during World War II (1923-1999)
- n. a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man)
- n. 100 halers equal 1 koruna in Czech Republic
- n. 100 halers equal 1 koruna Slovakia
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As far as I understand it now, the law as set forth in Heller is that Americans can possess guns in their homes for defense — a holding with which then-candidate Obama did not disagree.
With due respect your argument seems to be that the conflict between originalism and strict constructionism in Heller is one where originalism isn’t conservative, and you disagree that there can be multiple conflicting conservative principles in interpreting the Constitution.
But just buying into the basic holding in Heller is a fairly big change from Justice Stevens’ view.
Kaitlin Heller and David Pomerico — two obviously busy editors at Del Rey and Spectra — thought that it would be fun to take some time out of their schedules to speculate on who would win if the greatest fantasy and science fiction characters were put into a March Madness®-style bracket, and asked to duke it out.
Not an area of law that I have studied, but Heller is an expert.
Heller is widely regarded as one of the best post-World War II satirists.
The analogy has the Heller case being the Bill of Rights, and the footnote in Heller being the 9th amendment; with the government being the entity holding unenumerated powers.
President Obama was on the gun control side in Heller and should he serve two terms he will most likely appoint a non-gun friendly majority to theUSSC.
Does it make it more or less likely that Congress will weigh with on a uniform national statute (enacting the kind of regulations Scalia said were permissible in Heller)?
Heller is settled law and however much it will disturb you, McDonald will soon be settled law as well.